Bug 75758 - Permissions problem with kscd and CDDB
Summary: Permissions problem with kscd and CDDB
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kdemultimedia   
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Version: 8.0
Hardware: i586 Linux
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Assignee: Ngo Than
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Reported: 2002-10-11 21:28 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-10-11 21:28:38 UTC
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Description Need Real Name 2002-10-11 21:28:32 UTC
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Description of problem:
Installed RH8 with KDE and development options; KDE is default desktop.    Users
do not have write permission by default to the directory that kscd uses as its
local CDDB; this causes annoying error messages to be displayed every time an CD
is inserted / remote CDDB is queried because kscd tries to write CDDB
information to local database.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start RH8 with KDE as the default desktop.
2. Insert an audio CD.

Actual Results:  Error message returned:

"Unable to write to file:
Please check your permissions and make your category directories exist.[sic]"

Expected Results:  Dialog should have not been displayed; CDDB information
should have been written to local filesystem.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Ngo Than 2002-10-16 15:19:52 UTC
That's not a bug. The normal users don't have write permisson in
/usr/share/apps/kscd/cddb. If you start it as a normal users please set the
freedb Base Directory to your home e.g. /home/foo/.kde/share/apps/kscd.

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