[Buildroot] Strange error when set root password in buildroot
Thomas De Schampheleire
patrickdepinguin+buildroot at gmail.com
Thu Jul 25 08:25:38 UTC 2013
On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 4:42 AM, Woody Wu <narkewoody at gmail.com> wrote:
> Today I just set the root password in buildroot. Then I got strange
> error when building:
> /usr/bin/sed -i -e 's,^root:[^:]*:,root:usage: mkpasswd [args] [user] where arguments are: -l # (length of password, default = 9) -d # (min # of digits, default = 2) -c # (min # of lowercase chars, default = 2) -C # (min # of uppercase chars, default = 2) -s # (min # of special chars, default = 1) -v (verbose, show passwd interaction) -p prog (program to set password, default = passwd):,' /home/woody/src/buildroot-2013.05/output/target/etc/shadow
> /usr/bin/sed: -e expression #1, char 109: unknown option to `s'
> make: *** [target-root-passwd] Error 1
> What's the problem? Thanks.
It seems that the mkpasswd on your system is not the same type as
Buildroot runs mkpasswd with '-m <method>', which does not seem to be
present on your mkpasswd.
What Linux system is this?
What is the output of:
(I think the latter will not work in your case anyway, in my case it's:
$ mkpasswd -V
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