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Re: Using consolehelper/userhelper

Hello Remco,

On Wed, 2005-01-05 at 12:54 +0100, Remco Poelstra wrote:
> Hi,
> I asked the following question on fedora-list, but didn't receive an 
> answer. I hope someone here can help me.
> I was looking for a system-install-packages sort of program that could
> resolve dependencies via yum. I couldn't find any, but since I believe
> Fedora/Redhat will provide one eventually, I thought of making a quick
> hack to get it done.
> I wrote a python script, which calls yum in a gnome-terminal. I then
> copied the configuration from system-install-packages. When I now run my
> program, all I get is a 'The password you typed is invalid. Please try
> again'. It didn't even ask me a password....
> What did I do wrong? When I start system-install-packages, it works all
> perfect.
> So more info:
> --------------
> $ ls -lh /usr/bin/
> lrwxrwxrwx  1 root root 13 Jan  2 23:10 /usr/bin/system-install-packages
> -> consolehelper
> lrwxrwxrwx  1 root root 13 Jan  3 20:54 /usr/bin/uniXp-install-packages
> -> consolehelper

Recent usermode has problems with uppercase characters in the name of
executables, please try it with lowercase and it should solve your
problem. I'll try to fix usermode to get rid of this issue.


Jindrich Novy <jnovy redhat com>, http://people.redhat.com/jnovy/

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