[sane-devel] Using "scanimage" under Gentoo
paddy-hack at member.fsf.org
Fri Jan 31 09:08:28 GMT 2020
Dr Rainer Woitok writes:
> Next I cloned the Git repository in order to be able to freely change
> between various versions to find one which is working for me by compil-
> ing "sane-backends" myself. For a first test I checked out changeset
> 1942c5fd32a7 authored by Olaf Meeuwissen <paddy-hack at member.fsf.org> at
> 2020-01-26 10:56:34 +0000. However while running
> ./autogen.sh && ./configure
> I got two warnings which I do not quite understand:
> configure: WARNING: Group uucp does not exist on this system.
> configure: WARNING: Locking feature will be disabled.
> The group does in fact exist:
> $ ls -l /etc/group /etc/gshadow
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 755 2020-01-14 10:03 /etc/group
> -r--r----- 1 root root 622 2020-01-14 10:03 /etc/gshadow
> $ grep uucp /etc/group /etc/gshadow
> So what does that mean? Do "configure" and "make" want myself to be a
> memer of group "uucp" while I'm just compiling the stuff?
This shouldn't be anything to worry about but I've submitted an issue
for it. You can find it at:
If you could add distribution/version info as well as attach your
config.log and config.status there, that would be appreciated.
# I vaguely recall seeing this myself ... on Debian 8 (?) ... IIRC.
> [...] and will report back how it went.
Waiting, patiently ;-)
Hope this helps,
Olaf Meeuwissen, LPIC-2 FSF Associate Member since 2004-01-27
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