[rsbac] rsbac menu problems

Daniel Cegielka daniel.cegielka at gmail.com
Thu Jan 1 12:58:29 CET 2009

THX for help Javier ;)

There is small problem with gpm.
rsbac_menu works fine on hardened gentoo if you start gpm
(/etc/init.d/gpm start) or you can recompile ncurses with USE="-gpm"

Javier J. Martínez Cabezón pisze:
> /tmp is not full, I have not configured gpm (I don't use the mouse, so
> had the default values) so it could be perfectly the second scenario
> you gave mention.
> 2008/12/21 Amon Ott <ao at rsbac.org>:
>> 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?
>> Amon.
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