[maemo-developers] Trouble setting up Scratchbox

From: Kees Jongenburger kees.jongenburger at gmail.com
Date: Tue Jul 10 10:07:10 EEST 2007
On 7/9/07, Sean Bouchard <bouchard at ict.usc.edu> wrote:
> Hi, all. Just got an N800 and I'd like to do some development on it, but
> I'm having trouble getting started. I'm trying to install Scratchbox on
> an Ubuntu Feisty Fawn machine, but I keep getting stuck. Any help would
> be appreciated!
> I've found a couple guides that I've tried to follow, most recently one
> by Ian Lawrance
> (http://ianlawrence.info/random-stuff/maemo-3-1-bora-on-ubuntu-feisty ).
> The install goes smoothly until I have to add a user to Scratchbox, and
> then it falls apart. When I try to run "/scratchbox/sbin/sbox_adduser
> bouchard yes" I get an error: "chown: 'bouchard:domain': invalid group",
Usualy the groups is named sbox perhaps you made a typo earlier in the process?
what does "groups bouchard" return?

I have an installer script that installs 2.2 and 3.1 on ubuntu but
it's currently waiting for
https://bugs.maemo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1551 to be solved :(

> which doesn't mean anything to me. Despite this, it says that the user
> account has been added, but when I try to run maemo-sdk-install_3.1.sh,
> I get the following error:
> E: Scratchbox home directory '/scratchbox/users/bouchard/home/bouchard'
> not found.
> E: Add user with '/scratchbox/sbin/sbox_adduser bouchard'.
> If I run sbox_adduser again, it tells me that the user account already
> exists.
> Is it supposed to be looking for "home/bouchard/" in "users/bouchard/"?
> There is no "/scratchbox/home/" directory, which is what I would have
> expected. Does that "chown" error above mean anything, and could it be
> related?
> As I said, any help would be greatly appreciated. I haven't been able to
> find accounts of this error anywhere online, so if anyone has any ideas,
> please let me know!
> Thanks!
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