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Re: can't open file '/var/root/.pgpass' ?

From: OpenMacNews <openmacnews(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>, pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: can't open file '/var/root/.pgpass' ?
Date: 2006-01-17 22:09:39
Message-ID: 43CD6B23.4020009@gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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hi,

> OK, that's a little weird. What is $HOME set to? On my box it's
> /Users/dpage. 

% echo $HOME
  /Users/devuser

i.e., my normal, non-root user's DIR ...

> So it sounds like it's not writing the file properly. The function below is
> the one that figures out the filename. It would appear that it would most
> likely be wxStandardPaths that's getting it wrong if anything, but then it
> works fine for me.
> 
> wxString pgServer::passwordFilename()
> {
>     wxStandardPaths stdp;
>     wxString fname=stdp.GetUserConfigDir()
> #ifdef WIN32
>         + wxT("\\postgresql");
>     mkdir(fname.ToAscii());
>     fname += wxT("\\pgpass.conf");
> 
> #else
>         + wxT("/.pgpass");
> #endif
> 
>     wxLogInfo(wxT("Using password file %s"), fname.c_str());    return
> fname;
> } 

hrm ... nothing above looks odd.  if wxStandardPaths was broken, there'd be lots of *other*
problems as well, i'd think.

it's something else ... :-/

richard


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