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Bug 712042 - dev-vcs/subversion-1.12.2 non-existent user & group specified in /etc/xinetd.d/svnserve
Summary: dev-vcs/subversion-1.12.2 non-existent user & group specified in /etc/xinetd....
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal major (vote)
Assignee: Andreas K. Hüttel
Keywords: PullRequest
Depends on:
Reported: 2020-03-10 09:01 UTC by Jaak Ristioja
Modified: 2020-10-18 20:06 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Jaak Ristioja 2020-03-10 09:01:17 UTC
xinetd complains:

  Unknown user: svn [file=/etc/xinetd.d/svnserve] [line=5]
  Error parsing attribute user - DISABLING SERVICE [file=/etc/xinetd.d/svnserve] [line=5]
  Unknown group: svnusers [file=/etc/xinetd.d/svnserve] [line=6]
  Error parsing attribute group - DISABLING SERVICE [file=/etc/xinetd.d/svnserve] [line=6]

Using sys-apps/xinetd-

Please fix.

PS: This seems to be the same issue as in bug 454496, but with current versions.
Comment 1 Jonas Stein gentoo-dev 2020-03-14 19:34:31 UTC
Please paste the emerge info as described on
Comment 2 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2020-05-18 22:15:05 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit 65603892d09269e6d48435269f26aeb3868083c0
Author:     Andreas K. Hüttel <>
AuthorDate: 2020-05-18 22:11:01 +0000
Commit:     Andreas K. Hüttel <>
CommitDate: 2020-05-18 22:14:50 +0000

    dev-vcs/subversion: Add prerelease for testing (no keywords)
    Package-Manager: Portage-2.3.99, Repoman-2.3.22
    Signed-off-by: Andreas K. Hüttel <>

 dev-vcs/subversion/Manifest                     |   1 +
 dev-vcs/subversion/subversion-1.14.0_rc2.ebuild | 537 ++++++++++++++++++++++++
 2 files changed, 538 insertions(+)
Comment 3 Andreas K. Hüttel archtester gentoo-dev 2020-10-18 20:06:49 UTC
Can be closed now that only 1.14 is left in the tree