[mythtv] [PATCH] Add option to mythfilldatabase to change user

Hamish Moffatt hamish at cloud.net.au
Sat Apr 30 05:40:19 UTC 2005


On Sat, Apr 30, 2005 at 03:29:52PM +1000, William Uther wrote:
> On Sat, 30 Apr 2005 13:23:10 +1000, Hamish Moffatt 
> <hamish at cloud.net.au> wrote:
> >Why not run the backend as non-root instead?
> 
> Certainly an option.  I didn't go that path because I hold out hope for 
> the real time threads feature.  I did think about having a similar 
> option to drop privs early in mythbackend, just after the real-time 
> threads have been spawned.  The patch I wrote solved my problem while 
> keeping changes localised - it looked like a much less invasive change.

AFAIK, real-time threads are only used in the frontend, not the backend.

Hamish
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