[mythtv] unprivileged user?
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Tue Aug 12 10:17:23 EDT 2003
> What mythtv user? Most systems with mythtv installed probably don't have
> such a user.
Thus, you create it.
ok, basically, you can specify the userid during compile (defaults to
"mythtv"), and override this on startup with a --username type flag. If
such a user does not exist, myth could either create the user for itself
(not such a good idea - though it might be fine as an optional command
line argument), or exit with an error message explaining that an
unprivileged user named X needs to exist. User creation can happen
automatically for those of us who use packages.
Anyway, it's not really a big deal - just thought that it'd be a nice
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