freebsd-listen at fabiankeil.de
Thu Feb 1 18:27:55 UTC 2007
"Andrew Falanga" <af300wsm at gmail.com> wrote:
> A couple of months ago I wrote a daemon process that opens up connections on
> TCP and listens for incoming data (that ultimately ends up in a database).
> Now, when I was writing it, I was debugging and what not under my own user
> id. However, the program now runs as root because it's started
> automatically when the system comes up at boot time.
That alone doesn't sound like a particular good reason to me.
> Now, here's the strange part. When running under my user id, even in daemon
> mode, ps -aux | grep <user> would show me the daemon process. However, now
> that it's running as root, it doesn't.
Does ps -aux really no longer list the process,
or does it get lost after the grep?
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