[vdr] VDR 1.3.38 and "-u root"
vdr.hgm.bg at gmx.net
Mon Jan 9 22:42:25 CET 2006
Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> There have been reports from people who want to run VDR as user
> 'root' and have trouble with access rights when using "-u root".
Yes, the direct access to the parallel port was denied so i had to use a
slower mechanism in the graphlcd-plugin which is controling LCD-display.
> 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.
Thanks, this is now back to normal. I prefer to run vdr as root (this is my
home and i'm controlling the machines :) Other might like to do it another
way, so go forward.
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