[vdr] set system time without root priviledges

Patrick Cernko errror at errror.org
Wed Jul 20 09:40:13 CEST 2005

Ludwig Nussel wrote:
> Simon Baxter wrote:
>>I know this has been discussed in the past, but the threads have got 
>>confused with Time Warp and all sorts.
>>How can I let VDR set system time off a transponder (with stime()???) 
>>without root priviledges?
> http://www.suse.de/~lnussel/vdr/vdr-1.3.27-su.diff

It's also a good idea to "modprobe capability" before starting vdr if
you have build this as a kernel module instead of builtin. In Debian a
"echo capability >> /etc/modules" will bring you to the save side! :-)

I had a 4 hours debugging sessing to find this solution! :-)

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