Write-Access deja vu
matthews at GREENGENES.CIT.CORNELL.EDU
Mon Mar 27 14:48:06 EST 1995
>I've never really had trouble getting "Write Access" to show up on the main
>menu before (since the first ACEDB I installed), but this time I'm stumped.
For some reason bionet is just now posting this 3-week-old message of mine
to some locations. Strange.
Anyway, in the interim I figured out yet another work-around. In my case
Jo Dicks's "whoami" vs. "who i am" test turned out to be the most relevant.
Whenever I couldn't get Write Access, "who i am" didn't know who I was.
Usually it thought I was somebody else from /etc/passwd but once it thought
I was "telnet". "whoami" was always correct.
The work-around was to create a new xterm window and try again. Saying
"xterm" in a bad-who-i-am xterm window usually (always, I think) produced a
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