[rabbitmq-discuss] Ubuntu 11.10 does not shutdown

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Mon Dec 5 10:49:09 GMT 2011

On 03/12/11 15:29, Sampo Savolainen wrote:
> The person the bug is to assigned to the bug says: "So I think the best
> course of action is to fix CK to ignore system users


> and also fix the couchdb/rabbitmq init scripts to not use su." (CK = ConsoleKit).

Hmm. We use su to run rabbitmq-server as the "rabbitmq" user. Erlang 
doesn't have the ability to setuid, so I'm not sure what the alternative 
is here. I will ask on the lp bug.

Cheers, Simon

Simon MacMullen
RabbitMQ, VMware

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