[Buildroot] Buildroot fails with: mkusers: user already exists with group 'nogroup'

Arnout Vandecappelle arnout at mind.be
Thu Mar 19 00:27:37 UTC 2015


On 18/03/15 03:52, Chris Rodley wrote:
> Buildroot fails with: mkusers: user already exists with group 'nogroup'
> 
> PATH="/home/user/buildroot/output/host/bin:/home/user/buildroot/output/host/sbin:/home/user/buildroot/output/host/usr/bin:/home/user/buildroot/output/host/usr/sbin:/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games:/usr/local/games" /home/user/buildroot/support/scripts/mkusers /home/user/buildroot/output/build/_users_table.txt /home/user/buildroot/output/target >> /home/user/buildroot/output/build/_fakeroot.fs
> mkusers: user already exists with group 'nogroup'
> fs/tar/tar.mk:13: recipe for target '/home/user/buildroot/output/images/rootfs.tar' failed
> make: *** [/home/user/buildroot/output/images/rootfs.tar] Error 1

 Can you post your defconfig? Sounds like two competing USERS definitions with
different group, but then it's surprising that the autobuilders didn't detect it...


 Regards,
 Arnout

> 
> 
> This happens after make clean and make.
> Any ideas?
> 
> Cheers,
> CJ
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