Re: Debian Buster release to partially drop non-systemd support
- Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:28:42 +0200
- From: kjonca@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Kamil Jońca)
- Subject: Re: Debian Buster release to partially drop non-systemd support
Jonathan Dowland <jmtd@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> On Thu, Oct 18, 2018 at 09:09:38AM +0100, Jonathan Dowland wrote:
>>Thanks for passing that along: I'm using it with Exim and haven't
>>noticed this particular problem, but it's useful to know it could
> Ah, because I have User=nobody, and so the systemd sub-process can't
> reap the privileged exim4 sub-process.
This is irrelevant.
Only processes spawned from "--user" units are safe.
Processes spawned from system units are killed regardless of 'User="
stanza. (I observed this on units with "User=news")
Every creature has within him the wild, uncontrollable urge to punt.