Bug 250728 - crash running as user
crash running as user
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pirut (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-08-03 05:19 EDT by Stas Sergeev
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2007-08-07 16:20:45 EDT
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2007-08-03 05:19 EDT, Stas Sergeev
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Description Stas Sergeev 2007-08-03 05:19:45 EDT
Description of problem:
When I run pirut as a non-root user, it
crashes, backtrace attached.
I understand it can't install packages
without the superuser privs, but still
it can do lots of other things, and it
should not crash anyway, it could display
an error message instead.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
pirut-1.3.7-1.fc7

How reproducible:
always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. $ pirut
2. watch the crash
  
Actual results:
Backtrace

Expected results:
Either run normally and complain when it
comes to installing the package, or do not
run at all but display the meaningfull error
message at least.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Stas Sergeev 2007-08-03 05:19:46 EDT
Created attachment 160591 [details]
backtrace
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2007-08-07 16:20:45 EDT
Fixed for pirut 1.3.10
Comment 3 Stas Sergeev 2007-08-14 13:40:59 EDT
I am not sure...

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Config error.
Unable to start due to a configuration error.
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is what you call a proper error message?
Well, I get the proper error message if I
hit "Details", but the above message is
confusing. There is nothing to do with the
config here.

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