svn commit: r229667 - head/usr.sbin/daemon

Doug Barton dougb at
Fri Jan 6 02:58:12 UTC 2012

On 01/05/2012 14:48, Guy Helmer wrote:
>   Allow daemon(8) to run pidfile_open() before relenquishing privileges
>   so pid files can be written in /var/run when started as root.

I'm not sure how useful this is since when daemon is exiting it won't be
able to remove the pid file (unless I'm missing something).

Isn't it better to pre-create the pid file with the proper permissions
for the unprivileged user?



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