[Techtalk] kpackage/rpm help?
linuxgawd at home.com
Wed Oct 31 17:51:15 EST 2001
I'm not a big rpm fan, being a Slackware user :), but I will try my best
here. Did you try to rebuild the rpm database? If not try to issue, as
root, this command:
# rpm --rebuilddb
then try to open your database.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ruth Kneale" <rkneale at gemini.edu>
To: "LinuxChix TechTalk" <techtalk at linuxchix.simegen.com>
Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2001 4:24 PM
Subject: Re: [Techtalk] kpackage/rpm help?
> Rob Stevens wrote:
> > > > error: cannot open Depends index using db1 - Permission denied (13)
> > > Just to satisfy my curiousity, though, what does that error mean,
> > anyway?
> > It means as a user you don't have permission to query the rpm database
> > file.
> Ah. That makes sense. And Lee Blackwell said,
> > A simple case of permissions I guess. You wouldn't want the nasty users
> > changing things now would you?? ;-)
> especially not when I'm the stupid user!!
> Thanks, folks. I appreciate the dose of reality here.
> So does anyone have any idea about why kpackage won't work? (and that's
> from root!)
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