[vdr] VDR 1.3.38 and "-u root"

Oliver Friedrich oliver at familie-friedrich.de
Mon Jan 9 18:54:12 CET 2006


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Klaus Schmidinger schrieb:
> There have been reports from people who want to run
> VDR as user 'root' and have trouble with access rights
> when using "-u root".
> 
> The attached patch simply skips all the SetCaps() and SetUser()
> stuff when VDR is started as 'root' and the option "-u root"
> has been given. This should then behave just like older versions.
> 
> Klaus
> 

Hi Klaus,

Thanks for the patch. It solves my problem with the text2skin-plugin,
that was not able to load a lot of the channel logos or needed fonts if
they were accessed via a symlink.

Oliver
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