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Re: init scripts and su

On Wed, 28 Jul 2004 20:04, "Miquel van Smoorenburg" <miquels@cistron.nl> 
> >Ideally yes.  But that involves proxying all operations on the pseudo-tty
> >which is quite a difficult task.
> Wait a minute. Is this about TIOCSTI only ? You can only use TIOCSTI
> on your controlling tty. After calling setsid(), stdin/stdout/stderr
> are still connected to the tty, but that tty isn't the controlling
> tty anymore. So TIOCSTI doesn't work at all.


> Perhaps start-stop-daemon should have a command line option that
> makes it fork() and setsid() (--setsid ?)

Why would it ever be desirable to not have start-stop-daemon call setsid()?

I think that we should just have start-stop-daemon call setsid() regardless.

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