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Bug 184981

Summary: sys-process/cronbase-0.3.2 missing dependency to sys-apps/shadow
Product: Gentoo Linux Reporter: steveb <steeeeeveee>
Component: [OLD] Core systemAssignee: Gentoo Linux bug wranglers <bug-wranglers>
Severity: major    
Priority: High    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---

Description steveb 2007-07-11 18:34:47 UTC
I just installed a new system and emerged some packages. sys-process/cronbase is however failing because it uses the eutils eclass and the eclass uses groupadd but the package providing groupadd is not installed.

error message:
>>> Emerging (3 of 9) sys-process/cronbase-0.3.2 to /
 * checking ebuild checksums ;-) ...                                                           [ ok ]
 * checking auxfile checksums ;-) ...                                                          [ ok ]
 * checking miscfile checksums ;-) ...                                                         [ ok ]
 * Adding group 'cron' to your system ...
 *  - Groupid: 16
/usr/portage/eclass/eutils.eclass: line 708: groupadd: command not found

!!! ERROR: sys-process/cronbase-0.3.2 failed.
Call stack:, line 1637:   Called dyn_setup, line 704:   Called qa_call 'pkg_setup', line 44:   Called pkg_setup
  cronbase-0.3.2.ebuild, line 16:   Called enewgroup 'cron' '16'
  eutils.eclass, line 708:   Called die

!!! enewgroup failed
!!! If you need support, post the topmost build error, and the call stack if relevant.
!!! A complete build log is located at '/var/tmp/portage/sys-process/cronbase-0.3.2/temp/build.log'.

Reproducible: Always
Comment 1 Jakub Moc (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2007-07-11 18:35:56 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 53269 ***