[hobbit] AIX 5.2 & hobbit 4.2.0: build problem

Daniel Hartmeier daniel at benzedrine.cx
Tue Nov 20 14:25:36 CET 2007

On Tue, Nov 20, 2007 at 11:23:53AM +0100, iye at gmx.net wrote:

> chgrp `id -g hobbit` /var/log/hobbit /home/hobbit/server /home/hobbit/server/* /home/hobbit/server/bin/* /home/hobbit/server/etc/* /home/hobbit/server/ext/* /home/hobbit/server/web/* /home/hobbit/server/www/gifs /home/hobbit/server/www/gifs/* /home/hobbit/server/www/menu /home/hobbit/server/www/menu/* /home/hobbit/server/www/help /home/hobbit/server/www/notes /home/hobbit/server/www/html /home/hobbit/server/www/wml /home/hobbit/data /home/hobbit/data/*
> chgrp  /home/hobbit/server/etc/hobbit-nkview.cfg /home/hobbit/server/etc/hobbit-nkview.cfg.bak
> 0481-002 chgrp: /home/hobbit/server/etc/hobbit-nkview.cfg is not a recognized group.
>         Check the /etc/group file for all known groups.
> gmake[1]: *** [install-cfg] Error 4
> gmake[1]: Leaving directory `/home/tester/temp/hobbit-4.2.0/hobbitd'
> gmake: *** [install-hobbitd] Error 2

Do you have a user group hobbit?

If so

  # grep hobbit /etc/group

should find it, and

  # id -g hobbit

should return the numerical group id.

It seems to return an empty string in your invokation above, hence chgrp
fails with such an error message.


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