[Yum-devel] [PATCH] Say "must be root" instead of outputting empty results for history commands done as non-root.

Ville Skyttä ville.skytta at iki.fi
Wed Jun 23 20:33:50 UTC 2010


On Wednesday 23 June 2010, James Antill wrote:

>  NAK, we want to check os.access() on the history file not just assume
> root.

Well, something IMNSHO needs to be done.  Currently when run as non-root 
things like history list and info just silently return nothing which is highly 
confusing, and there's even no mention about this in any docs that I could 
find.

You're more familiar with how the history works and should be accessed, do you 
have time to work on this sometime?


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