View Full Version : Linux slimserver: what does it change to set --user ?

Christian Pernegger
2005-04-01, 12:55
>What I'm looking for is: what does this setting specifically change in
>the behaviour of the slimserver (not the theory behind having it run
>as a different user).
>(when I set it to something else than "root", it still tries to create
>files in root's home directory and log file still gets created as user
>"root", shouldn't it be doing these things for user "x" as specified
>in command-line invocation of slimserver.pl??).

AFAIK this is being looked at. I noticed the problem when some of the
created files are owned by root. Basically the privileges are dropped too
late in startup.