[ic] GDBM.pm error in interchange/error.log
Craig A. Carman
Sun, 25 Feb 2001 13:08:50 -0600
I found one of your old posts that got me past that problem. The bash
suggestion is what worked. I can now navigate freely through the admin
pages. Frankly, i guess it went over my head,
can you tell me what you had me do?
And, is that the end of this problem or just a temporary solution?
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Mike Heins email@example.com
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Quoting Jeff Case (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> I just spoke with my host, who suggested I write to this usergroup.
> Interchange (4.5.5) is failing (error.log points to GDBM.pm lines 69 &
> during various tasks. Most recently this involves a mySQL-based catalog
> fails during checkout only.
> My host said that it appears GDBM.pm wants to write to the physical
> something which only the system admin has permission to do.
This is simply wrong.
I suggest you try this:
setenv MINIVEND_DBFILE 1
(or on bash):
to remove GDBM from the equation.
[mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of Mike Heins
Sent: Sunday, February 25, 2001 12:21 PM
Subject: Re: [ic] GDBM.pm error in interchange/error.log
Quoting Craig A. Carman (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> Ok, I'm I am a well studied enough to be dangerous, but, yes, yet a newbie
> to interchange.
> Ok, I'm beaten, I give, I'm asking for help!
> My scenario:
> I have installed as a user on a virtual server. Then created the
> catalog with makecat. After finally getting the configuration correct
> enough to successfully log into the admin screen I get an "Internal Server
> Error" reply when I select an option from there such as "Administration"
> The interchange/error.log entry is as follows:
> 126.96.36.199 oxib5UTh:188.8.131.52 - [25/February/2001:12:13:21 -0500]
> construct /construct.cgi/admin/merchandising.html Runtime error: couldn't
> init cache at /mnt/web/guide/ecomyes/interchange/lib/Vend/Table/GDBM.pm
> What can I do to overcome this error?
This looks like one of:
1. You don't have write permission somewhere necessary, like
your catalog directory.
2. Bogus installation of GDBM on your "virtual server".
"Virtual server" has no meaning. You might want to let people in on the
results of a "uname -a" command.
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