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From: "Liam DeMasi" <ldemasi(at)acsinc-nj(dot)com>
To: pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pgaccess
Date: 2002-02-22 19:57:35
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"Oliver Elphick" <olly(at)lfix(dot)co(dot)uk> wrote in message
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> On Wed, 2002-02-20 at 20:50, paul simdars wrote:
> >
> > In Xwindow, if I su to root and type pgaccess, the window comes up.
> > When I su to postgres or my regular user account and type pgaccess I get
> > error messages, they start like this :
>
> This is not a pgaccess error; it is because of the way you are using X
> The same would apply if you ran xterm or xeyes.
>
> > Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
> > Xlib: Client is not authorized to connect to server
> > Application initialization failed: couldn't connect to display ":0"
>
> This is because the new user which you have become does not have
> authority to use your X session.  One way to solve it is to do
>
>  export XAUTHORITY=~/.Xauthority
>
> as the user who starts X, which will work if you su to root, but not to
> another non-superuser, because that user will not be able to read the
> file.
>
> Alternatively do
>
>  xhost +localhost
>
> which should allow any user on localhost to connect to your X session
>
>
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I would like to use pgaccess but i didn't include the "--with-tcl" when i
configured my installation.  Is there a way to activate it now?





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