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Re: How to set ulimit (nofile) for a daemon

On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 01:30:37AM +0200, Bernd Eckenfels wrote:
> In article <[🔎] 20100519225812.GB28995@dario.dodds.net> you wrote:
> > These daemons load pam_limits *when running on behalf of other users*.
> > That's an entirely different scenario than running a daemon per se.

> In the case of a java process started with an init script, it would be su
> doing the pam chain typically.

*Typically*, you would run the process using start-stop-daemon -u instead of
su, so again ther would be no PAM stack.

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