[netflow-tools] FLOWD logrotation question

Damien Miller djm at mindrot.org
Mon Nov 6 12:56:46 EST 2006

On Sun, 5 Nov 2006, Guyon Morée wrote:

> Because I get Flowd's PID from the pidfile, it gets the pid of the
> parent process which also runs as root instead of the child process
> which runs as the default _flowd. This way I can not signal the
> process without it running as root.

Yes, you need root privileges to signal flowd. Is this a problem?


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