set user id for service ?

Havoc Pennington hp at
Fri Sep 15 10:17:06 PDT 2006

David Zeuthen wrote:
> Anyway, upstart using it's own IPC is not the biggest of my concerns, I
> just wouldn't have made that trade-off myself. But we're all different
> and that's fine. 

I somewhat agree btw with the "why not dbus" angle on upstart; I don't 
really want process 1 to be using dbus directly anyway, and also (at 
least until this thread) I think people suggesting "just use dbus" were 
probably assuming that dbus could start services on the system bus, 
which as of now it can't.

However, to the extent that _apps_ and _daemons_ (not process 1) are 
sending messages around, I think it should be clear whether to use 
upstart events or dbus in a given case, and it wasn't clear to me when 
reading about upstart.

Also, if we're proposing having dbus system bus able to start services, 
we have to figure out when to use that and when to use upstart.


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