reacting to respawn giving up?

Scott James Remnant scott at
Tue Dec 1 20:38:28 GMT 2009

On Tue, 2009-12-01 at 22:35 +0200, Janne Karhunen wrote:

> >> Anyhoo, I'll send you setuid / setgid patches next. You
> >> have another hack in your sleeve for those :-) ?
> >>
> > Which were those?
> Just a support for defining task uid/gid via stanza.
> Will send them soonish unless you have cleverly
> hidden these somewhere? I surely missed those.
I've deliberately omitted this functionality for now, because it's far,
far more complex than just adding a setuid() call to the child process.

Things like PAM sessions, users being able to start/stop their own jobs,
etc. all come into play.

Have you ever, ever felt like this?
Had strange things happen?  Are you going round the twist?
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