[vdr] set system time without root priviledges

Simon Baxter linuxtv at nzbaxters.com
Sat Jul 23 20:10:31 CEST 2005


> Simon Baxter wrote:
>> I applied that patch - is there any other instruction on how to get 
>> around :
>>
>> cannot set group id 501: Operation not permitted
>
> This patch lacks some good readme instructions...
>
> I guess you found the Make.config.template file and changed your 
> Make.config accordingly?
>
> Did you realize that you now have to start VDR as root, and VDR will 
> change its user to the one you've set in Make.config?

ahh, no.  Didn't realise that.

Can't I just add an entry in sudoers for the date command?  Can I 
incorporate a 'sudo date set' into vdr?? 





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