[mythtv] unprivileged user?

Chris Petersen lists at forevermore.net
Mon Aug 11 21:13:26 EDT 2003

> There is no reason whatsoever to run any part of mythtv as root in the first
> place (the debs don't), so I don't think it's necessary to have myth itself
> try to switch to another user.  Just start it as the user that you want to
> run it as.

the point would be to make myth smarter than the user.  Anyway, I just
figured that it would be a rather easy addition.  Hopefully, Axel (or
whoever wrote the one in Axel's rpm) will update his sysV init script.


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