I'm using last upstart version for ubuntu 10.4 LTS. upstart is launched with --debug kernel flag.
I'm making a custom job configuration for nzbget daemon. Basically, this job has a pre-start script that mounts a filesystem, a post-start script that unmounts the filesystem and an
exec nzbget -D line.
The problem is that the nzbget daemon needs to run as a non privilleged user. This feature is already included in nzbget. Indeed, when I run from console
sudo nzbget -D the process runs as a non privileged user. But when I start the upstart job with the
exec nzbget -D line, the process nzbget -D runs as root. As said in the upstart cookbook, I tried to use su -c "nzbget -D" user and also start-stop-daemon both without the expect stanza as adviced. But for both commands, as upstart tracks the wrong PID I guess, it sees the main process as killed (owing to upstart logs) at the end of start process and thus, it launches the post-process script which I don't want.
=> How can I do it right? How is it that
exec nzbget -D upstart command makes the process run as root whereas
sudo nzbget -D command makes it run as non privilleged user?