Re: [htdig] DB2 problem...: /var/lib/htdig/common/synonyms.db: Permission denied

Subject: Re: [htdig] DB2 problem...: /var/lib/htdig/common/synonyms.db: Permission denied
From: Gilles Detillieux (
Date: Wed Feb 16 2000 - 07:48:04 PST

According to Fates:
> I install the rpm for htdig.
> When I ran rundig I received an error about DB2 problem
> When I try and search I get the error:
> htsearch detected an error. Please report this to the webmaster of this
> site. The error message is:
> Unable to read word database file '/var/lib/htdig/db/db.words.db'
> The apache error log says:
> Did you run htmerge?
> DB2 problem...: /var/lib/htdig/common/synonyms.db: Permission denied
> DB2 problem...: /var/lib/htdig/common/word2root.db: Permission denied

Just as for the problem with your config file, you need to make all files
in your "common" directory, and your "db" directory, world-readable (e.g.
644 mode).

Gilles R. Detillieux              E-mail: <>
Spinal Cord Research Centre       WWW:
Dept. Physiology, U. of Manitoba  Phone:  (204)789-3766
Winnipeg, MB  R3E 3J7  (Canada)   Fax:    (204)789-3930

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