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Re: [suse-security] MozillaFirefox 1.0.8 update for SUSE 10.0
  • From: Malte Gell <malte.gell@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2006 15:36:36 +0200
  • Message-id: <200604201536.37072.malte.gell@xxxxxx>
On Thursday 20 April 2006 13:36, Werner Flamme wrote:
> Malte Gell schrieb am 20.04.2006 13:31:

> > just installed MozillaFirefox-1.0.8-0.2.i586.rpm and during the
> > process I got "su: user /dev/null does not exist"

> maybe a minor bug in your eyes? ;-) You say "user /dev/null does not
> exist" - that has nothing to do with the file /dev/null. Do you have
> a user /dev/null defined in /etc/passwd (or LDAP or whatever source
> you use when logging in)?

No bug in my contacts, see below.
BUT, problem solved, logged in again at the console, NOT using su -l and
the message didnĀ“t appear again. Maybe faulty su-setup, no clue. Sorry
for the inconvenience.

Malte

2[root@linux]15413-13:06/opt> rpm --force --nodeps
-Uhv /home/malte_gell/download/SuSE-10/MozillaFirefox-1.0.8-0.2.i586.rpm
Preparing... ###########################################
[100%]
1:MozillaFirefox ###########################################
[100%]
su: Benutzer /dev/null existiert nicht
(plain English: su: user /dev/null does not exist)

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