[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] mythtv commit: r13550

Matt Rude mythtv at mattrude.com
Tue Jun 5 16:42:35 UTC 2007

Nick Morrott wrote:
> On 05/06/07, Anduin Withers <awithers at anduin.com> wrote:
>>> I'm guessing it's failing for you because you do not have
>>> /var/lib/mythtv/ ? xris's new version doesn't check whether this
>> /var/log/mythtv
> I was thinking Matt's script failure was more likely a missing
> $MYTHTV_HOME - the script's default value of /var/lib/mythtv/ is
> created only when installing mythtv-suite from atrpms.net I think. I'm
> adding a $MYTHTV_HOME test in my patch.
>>> and checking whether the MythTV user? is executable...
>> Fixed, noticed it as well, haven't actually looked at the init script (I
>> don't use it, yet).
>>> I'll try to look into whether Fedora does indeed now support the
>>> --user option, as opinion has been divided on that for some time. Does
>>> F7 finally resolve this issue?
>> It was never (and I use never in the common use of never, as in I don't
>> remember when) a problem of supporting --user. The problem is that the
>> device permissions may be (in fact, are, excluding you taking action to
>> correct it) incorrect for anyone other than root at that point. I've enabled
>> --user again, if you are trying to run the backend as a user other than root
>> you should be able to figure it out (yes I'll regret not adding a comment
>> about that in the actual file).
> Yes I remember now too, having fixed it myself and forgotten about it.
> It's a Fedora udev/perms issue not creating devices with
> non-root-accessible groups. I'll add a more explanatory line for us
> RH/Fedora users.
Just to let everyone know that after the .diff file my init script
worked fine for me and that is what im currently using.


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