Bug 2001 - slocate: Could not find group: slocate in the /etc/group file.
slocate: Could not find group: slocate in the /etc/group file.
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: slocate (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-04-05 12:21 EDT by Dale Lovelace
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-04-06 11:27:18 EDT
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Description Dale Lovelace 1999-04-05 12:21:09 EDT
Root gets this message after letting run overnight.

From: Cron Daemon <root@linux.floweb.com>
To: <root@linux.floweb.com>
Sent: Monday, April 05, 1999 4:02 AM
Subject: Cron <root@linux> run-parts /etc/cron.daily

> slocate: Could not find the group: slocate in the
/etc/group file.
> This is a result of the group missing or a corrupted group
Comment 1 Cristian Gafton 1999-04-05 19:52:59 EDT
I suspect that this is a bug caiused by not running groupadd or
something like that (or a failed installation attempt)
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 1999-04-06 11:27:59 EDT
works for me here. you might try reinstalling slocate.

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