[wellylug] Proper way to start program with correct uid from init.d?
tim at nicholas.net.nz
Wed May 5 00:22:08 NZST 2004
On 05/03/04 18:06, Damon Lynch wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-05-03 at 09:36, Sam wrote:
>>What distribution are you using?
>>Debian has a utility called 'start-stop-daemon' which is used in various
>>init.d scripts for .. well .. starting and stopping daemons. :)
>>It has quite a few funky parameters you can pass to it, including:
> This seems very handy. I will look into this. Thanks very much!
You might just be able to start it using "su -c 'command' user"
su -c 'vncserver :1 -depth 16 -geometry 640x480 2>/dev/null 1>&2 &&
success || failure' zope
or something like that.
Tim Nicholas || Cilix
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