[vdr] Re: set system time without root priviledges

Patrick Cernko errror at errror.org
Sun Jul 24 11:35:57 CEST 2005


Simon Baxter wrote:
> 
> I'm confused.
> 
> So you run VDR as root or not?? 
> 

Compare it to apache: You must start it to bind it to priveleged port 80
 but afterwards, it su's to its own unpriveleged user. In the same
manner starts vdr as root, signs up the right to keep the capability to
set the system clock, and afterwards su's to the configured user.

CU
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