Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 69307
Can't install source rpms as non-root user
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:03 EDT
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Description of problem:
Even with .rpmmarcos to redefine the locations you can't install a source rpm
because rpm wants to write to the database.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Login as non-root user
2. rpm -i package.src.rpm
Actual Results: Error trying to open database
Expected Results: For it to come back to the command line and to have installed
the files in the directories that .rpmmarcos specifies.
If this is rpm-4.1, then the problem is fixed in RawHide.
Otherwise, please reopen this bug.