[mythtv-users] File permissions

Jan Ceuleers jan.ceuleers at gmail.com
Sun Oct 11 17:08:05 UTC 2020

On 11/10/2020 19:01, DaveD wrote:
> mythbackend runs as user mythtv.  My normal user is a member of the
> mythtv group and I have write permission on the storage directories, but
> the recordings are created without group write permission.  Any time I
> need to work with a recording file (like fixing decoder errors (wish
> that bug would get fixed some day, but I digress)) I need to chmod g+w
> on the file first.  Is there a way I can have the recordings always
> created with group write permission?

They are here.

Make sure that the storage directory itself has group write permission.

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