[vdr] set system time without root priviledges
udo_richter at gmx.de
Sat Jul 23 22:14:51 CEST 2005
Simon Baxter wrote:
> Can't I just add an entry in sudoers for the date command? Can I
> incorporate a 'sudo date set' into vdr??
The settime patch does it this way. It may need several attempts,
because all the user- and process-switching adds some delay to the
clock, but it works. The su implementation is imho a lot cleaner way though.
A patched version for recent builds is here:
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