[Techtalk] kpackage/rpm help?

Ruth Kneale rkneale at gemini.edu
Wed Oct 31 14:45:21 EST 2001

hmmm.... this is where I start feeling _really_ stupid.  No, I get failed
dependencies errors (which I know how to fix), but not this db1 error.
Only when I try to do it as myself.  Sheesh.

I'd better mosey on over and join the beginnertalk list as well!

Just to satisfy my curiousity, though, what does that error mean, anyway?


Raven Brooke wrote:

> Are you root when you get this error?
> On Wed, 31 Oct 2001, Ruth Kneale wrote:
> <snip>
> >
> > OK, you say, so why don't I just use the command line rpm stuff?
> > Well, that's the large problem:  when I do that, I get a different
> > error, no matter what package I try and install:
> >
> > error: cannot open Depends index using db1 - Permission denied (13)
> >
> > I've searched the LDP, I've searched RedHat, I've even used Google to
> > try and find an answer to this.  I'm going _insane_.

Ruth A. Kneale                                 Got books?
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