Clint Olsen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> The instructions in the handbook:
> 
> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/makeworld.html
> 
> say to run 'make installworld' after running 'mergemaster -p'.  I have
> successfully (to my knowledge) run mergemaster, and the master password
> file in /usr/src does have the 'proxy' user.  However, installworld fails
> because user 'proxy' is non-existent.  The manpage for mergemaster says
> that -p is a pre-buildworld switch, but that's not what the handbook says
> to do.
> 
> What am I missing?

It sounds like you didn't run mergemaster successfully.  
I'm sure there's no 'proxy' user in your *real* password file.
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