[TxMt] editing as user www for localhost

Alan Watts alan at datax.com
Thu Mar 15 02:26:14 UTC 2007

You can change the default User/Group for Apache:


The 2 lines start on line 227 in the default config file.  Change  
them to your user and group and then restart Apache.


On Mar 14, 2007, at 9:18 PM, Oli wrote:

> Hi All,
> I've got localhosting set up and I'd like to edit a folder as user  
> www, but
> sudo -u www mate folder_name
> doesn't seem to work as expected. This could be because I don't  
> know the default Mac OS X www user password, I need to modify the  
> sudoers file, or because sudo doesn't pass privs to Textmate when  
> called via mate, as Allan seems to suggest here:
> http://comox.textdrive.com/pipermail/textmate/2006-November/ 
> 014625.html
> Is this possible, or should I add it to the Wiki requests page? If  
> it is possible, can someone point me in the right direction?
> peace - oli
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