Upstarts for non-root users

Scott James Remnant scott at
Fri Dec 10 00:49:36 GMT 2010

Nothing to do with trace, it's to do with actually getting the SIGCHLDs back
when the processes die.

On Fri, Dec 10, 2010 at 12:45 AM, Yang Zhang <yanghatespam at> wrote:

> On Thu, Dec 9, 2010 at 4:36 PM, Scott James Remnant <scott at>
> wrote:
> > you can't run your "own" upstart since it relies
> > on being PID 1 to do process supervision
> I believe you but I'm curious - do you mean upstart needs ptrace
> priveleges, specifically? What, besides fork, does it trace?
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