[mythtv] Does the backend need X?

Isaac Richards mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Sat, 21 Dec 2002 23:03:04 -0500

On Saturday 21 December 2002 10:17 pm, Bruce Markey wrote:
> I'm trying to start mythbackend as a daemon. However, it
> complains that it cannot connect to the X server until X
> is started and access is granted. Does the backend still
> need some X resources?
> Also, it appears that the frontend no longer needs to
> access the recorded files, only the backend reads and
> writes files. However, bookmark files appear to be written
> by the frontend. I think if this is changed the backend
> could be run as a specific user (say, mythtv) then any
> other user could run the frontend without causing any
> permission problems. Is that correct?

I'm still working on all that.