Commit a13a6d60 authored by Ivica Bukvic's avatar Ivica Bukvic
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tried a quick fix to enable rt by default (needs to be tested)

parent e6cf50d1
......@@ -1170,13 +1170,18 @@ int sys_startgui(const char *guidir)
#if defined(__linux__) || defined(IRIX)
/* now that we've spun off the child process we can promote
our process's priority, if we can and want to. If not specfied
(-1), we check root status. This misses the case where we might
have permission from a "security module" (linux 2.6) -- I don't
know how to test for that. The "-rt" flag must b eset in that
case. */
(-1), we assume real-time was wanted. Afterward, just in case
someone made Pd setuid in order to get permission to do this,
unset setuid and lose root priveliges after doing this. Starting
in Linux 2.6 this is accomplished by putting lines like:
@audio - rtprio 99
@audio - memlock unlimited
in the system limits file, perhaps /etc/limits.conf or
/etc/security/limits.conf */
if (sys_hipriority == -1)
sys_hipriority = (!getuid() || !geteuid());
sys_hipriority = 1; //(!getuid() || !geteuid());
sprintf(cmdbuf, "%s/pd-watchdog\n", guidir);
if (sys_hipriority)
/* To prevent lockup, we fork off a watchdog process with
......@@ -1216,7 +1221,6 @@ int sys_startgui(const char *guidir)
sprintf(cmdbuf, "%s/pd-watchdog\n", guidir);
if (sys_verbose) fprintf(stderr, "%s", cmdbuf);
execl("/bin/sh", "sh", "-c", cmdbuf, (char*)0);
perror("pd: exec");
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