On Thursday 26 March 2009 21:50:36 Ian Rose wrote: > However, hopefully the problem has gone away. Another member of our > team thinks that somehow the issue is related to some system services > (sshd and dhcpd) failing to completely detach from their controlling > terminal due to a setuid wrapper he set up, and thus they "are left > holding on to some old bad controlling terminal even though they > daemonize themselves".
As a hint to your team member, daemon(8) program allows one to switch user before daemonizing and detaches properly when asked to. If he wishes to implement this in C himself, visit the setusercontext(3) manpage, which does the setuid() and login class limits automagically. -- Mel _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"