[arch-general] Anything to manage user daemons?

Ty ty-ml at eye-of-odin.com
Wed Jun 22 08:00:42 EDT 2011

On 22/06/2011, at 7:39 PM, Dieter Plaetinck wrote:

> yuck.
> if you just want to manage daemons running as your own user, su and
> sudo shouldn't even be involved.
> On Wed, 22 Jun 2011 11:05:35 +0100
> Owain Sutton <mail at owainsutton.co.uk> wrote:

I have to disagree.
Some daemons run as a different user like httpd or mpd for instance. They are started by root but are su'd to the user needed. I don't see any need to run an actual "user" daemon but if I did, that would be the way I would do it.

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