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Bug#155219: dpkg: making --make-pidfile and --chuid compatible in start-stop-daemon by reordering

On Fri, 2 Aug 2002 14:43, Marc Herbert wrote:
> The two start-stop-daemon's options --make-pidfile and --chuid are not
> compatible, because of a very obvious reason: the --chuid option makes
> start-stop-daemon giving up its root privileges very early, and thus it can
> not create the /var/run/$DAEMON.pid file later.

It would be nice if start-stop-daemon gave the option of operating in either 

Sometimes you want the pidfile under /chroot/var/run/ ...

Russell Coker

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