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Systemd service file DynamicUser option with --chroot

See original GitHub issue

Since User and Group options in wsdd.service had been replaced with DynamicUser option, wouldn’t it make sense to replace ;ExecStartPre=/usr/bin/install -d -o nobody -g nobody -m 0700 /run/wsdd/chroot with ;ExecStartPre=/usr/bin/install -d -o wsdd -g wsdd -m 0700 /run/wsdd/chroot aswell? That’s what worked for me on my Debian stable machine.

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  • State:closed
  • Created 2 years ago
  • Comments:8 (5 by maintainers)

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christgaucommented, May 22, 2021

I encountered the same issue while playing around with the chroot.

I went into a different direction and used the RuntimeDirectory which is automatically created and removed by systemd with the user/group provided in the unit file. So no need for pre/post exec commands anymore. See PR #110 for a new version of the unit file. Comments are welcome!

christgaucommented, Dec 7, 2022

Thanks for digging into the details of needrestart and providing the pointer. I would agree that nothing needs to be changed for wsdd. It appears to me that there is a general issue with needrestart and chroot’ing units so it might affect other services out there as well.

However, if there is an issue arises, feel free to open a new issue here.

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