fedora-test-list Digest, Vol 8, Issue 27

Janina Sajka janina at rednote.net
Thu Oct 7 19:37:12 UTC 2004

Gordon McCague writes:
> I'm experiencing the following issue when using yum for  updates:
> Resolving Dependencies
> Processing Dependency: /bin/runuser for package: initscripts
> Finished Dependency Resolution
> Error: missing dep: /bin/runuser for pkg initscripts
> I created a symbolic link from /usr/bin/runuser (where it resides) to
> /bin/runuser but the update still tells me that the utility is not
> available. I believe runuser is part of the coreutils so I don't see
> how I can re-install it. Any information is greatly appreciated.
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> (Rose, Jacqueline. "Our Present Disillusionment," Harpers Magazine,
> 2004 October)
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Yes, I saw this as well. My solution was to --exclude the initscripts --
at least for the first run through, then go and do the initscripts rpm
by hand.

Turns out runuser is in /sbin and not /bin. Seems someone's typing
finger slipped? Is it initscripts or coreutils that needs th fix?

				Janina Sajka, Chair
				Accessibility Workgroup
				Free Standards Group (FSG)

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