* Marc Haber <firstname.lastname@example.org> [140511 16:09]:
> On Sun, 11 May 2014 13:16:43 +0200, Martin Steigerwald
> <Martin@lichtvoll.de> wrote:
> >Am Sonntag, 11. Mai 2014, 12:53:39 schrieb Marc Haber:
> >> On Sun, 11 May 2014 10:04:15 +0200, Cyril Brulebois <email@example.com>
> >> wrote:
> >> >Marc Haber <firstname.lastname@example.org> (2014-05-11):
> >> >> Just curious as the maintainer of another package using su in an init
> >> >> script since 2001, how am I supposed to start a non-root process from
> >> >> an init script?
> >> >
> >> >start-stop-daemon has:
> >> > -c, --chuid username|uid[:group|gid]
> >> Will a script doing this be portable to other Linuxes or even BSD
> >> Unices?
> >Good question and I think the answer is a no.
> >So… instead of changing the script it may be better to provide a systemd unit
> >file for dirmngr, then the script can remain as it is.
> This will also cause double effort since Debian needs special handling
> that no other distribution obviously needs.
Except that, on RHEL6(*), if you use `su -` (or similar) in your init
script, your service basically becomes unstoppable using the
standard mechanisms (except using a wild `kill` orgy).
*: which uses upstart as it's init
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