rc.d and environment variables

Victor Sudakov vas at mpeks.tomsk.su
Fri Dec 24 08:03:58 UTC 2010

Da Rock wrote:


> Doesn't the rc.d script run as root initially and then a method (default 
> flags, etc) is used to change the owner to a nobody (restricted 
> privilege user)? Just my 2c, but please correct me if I'm wrong.

That is probably correct, rc.subr does "su -m $user", but the login
class is not applied there, nor is the users's shell called.

Victor Sudakov,  VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN
sip:sudakov at sibptus.tomsk.ru

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