[rsbac] rsbac menu problems

Amon Ott ao at rsbac.org
Sun Dec 21 15:20:39 CET 2008

Am Sonntag 21 Dezember 2008 schrieb Javier J. Martínez Cabezón:
> Hi folks, when using the dialog rsbac_menu interface (or another one)
> program if you switch any item it appears the following message error:
>  	Main Menu: Selection Error!.
> I'm running one gentoo hardened linux under a VirtualBox environment,
> installed and updated from 2008 version (with not extra USE flags and
> only with a -D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 flag used to compile by default). It
> seems to be related with gpm (this gentoo version comes with
> 1.20.1-r6). I resolved it simply removing the gpm package. Have anyone
> in the mailing list had the same problem?
> I don't know yet what made it fail, but I send this feedback because
> is an silly and stupid problem enough to make you lose your time.

So far, I have only seen that error when the partition with /tmp was read-only 
or full.

Can it be that dialog spits out gpm errors on stderr, too, so that the real 
dialog output gets corrupted?

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