Am 04.02.2018 um 21:26 schrieb Sven Hartge: > On Sun, 4 Feb 2018 15:41:37 +0000 Simon Kelley <si...@thekelleys.org.uk> > wrote: > >> With my dnsmasq maintainer hat on, the current arrangement looks like this. >> >> 1) /run/dnsmasq is a directory owned by dnsmasq:nogroup >> 2) /run/dnsmasq/dnsmasq.pid gets written by dnsmasq before it drops >> root, so is root:root >> 3) The reason /run/dnsmasq is owned by dnsmasq is so that dnsmasq can >> unlink the pidfile at shutdown, after it has dropped root and is running >> as 'dnsmasq' > > Does dnsmasq need a PIDfile when running under systemd? Can't it just > not double fork, stay in the foreground using a Type=simple systemd unit? > > That way the whole problem could be avoided all together.
If other services depend on dnsmasq, please keep https://www.lucas-nussbaum.net/blog/?p=877 in mind -- Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the universe are pointed away from Earth?
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