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Date:      Thu, 17 Feb 2000 19:26:13 +0100
From:      Philipp Buehler <>
To:        Andrey Novikov <>
Cc:        freebsd-security@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Nonpriveleged daemons and pid files
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <>; "Andrey Novikov" on 17.02.2000 @ 18:47:26 MET
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Andrey Novikov wrote To freebsd-security@FreeBSD.ORG:
> restart. What is the common way to overcome that problem -
> it's very convinient to store them in one place.

Put them in a group and give g+w on /var/run.
Or create/touch the pidfile at startup and give writepermissions
to the group in which the daemons runs. Just put that in the
startup script.

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