Bug #717

PiCam needs to be a privileged app

Added by Hammel almost 2 years ago. Updated almost 2 years ago.

Status:ClosedStart date:18 Sep 2019
Priority:ImmediateDue date:
Assignee:Hammel% Done:


Target version:PiBox - 2.0 - Harkonnen
Severity:01 - Critical


Because PiCam needs to run omxplayer and needs to use the VT switch to reset the X interface it needs to run as a privileged app.

The fix is to add code to the postinst script that
  1. Checks if picam has been added to /etc/appmgr.priv
  2. If not, appends /usr/bin/picam to /etc/appmgr.priv

Associated revisions

Revision 817bc030
Added by Hammel almost 2 years ago

RM #717: Make picam a privileged app on installation and remove it from privileged list on package removal.


#1 Updated by Hammel almost 2 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Closed
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

Done - committed and pushed.

Closing issue.

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