Am 04.02.2018 um 21:26 schrieb Sven Hartge:
> On Sun, 4 Feb 2018 15:41:37 +0000 Simon Kelley <>
> 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/ 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 in mind

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