Re: Running GNORPM as root
- From: Rebecca Ore <rebecca ore op net>
- To: gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Running GNORPM as root
- Date: Fri, 3 Sep 1999 20:03:45 -0400
On Fri, Sep 03, 1999 at 07:21:43PM -0400, Rebecca Ore wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 03, 1999 at 03:05:47PM -0600, Dax Kelson wrote:
> > Rebecca Ore said once upon a time (Fri, 3 Sep 1999):
> > > I can run gnorpm as user rebecca without any problems, except that I
> > > can't install or remove packges. However, I get this when I try to
> > > query packages as root, or do anything else.
> > >
> > > [root@ogoense gnorpm-0.9]# gnorpm
> > > Broken pipe
> > > [root@ogoense gnorpm-0.9]#
> > >
> > > I don't have a core file.
> > Is your DISPLAY env variable set correctly?
> > Try, just "su" without the dash (su -) and then run gnorpm.
> Looks like downgrading to rpm-3.0.0 and rebuilding, then rebooting did
> something useful, or typing su after su'ing into root did something.
> I dunno. I did reboot in and out of this when helping a friend install a new
> hard drive on this machine and I had been getting the error earlier, too.
> Combination of things, I suppose.
Now, it's dumping again. Arrgh.
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