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    locale issues

    I'm trying to extract from a tarball. (I don’t need help with that.) But I get this nonsense: Pathname can’t be converted from UTF-8 to current locale When I enter the command locale the LANG= line is empty. Hoo boy Yup! everything that's easy in any version of linux is like being...
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    Daemon users and login classes

    Hi folks, Many daemons create specific users for providing their services. Looking at /etc/rc.subr and specific scripts such as /usr/local/etc/rc.d/gitlab_runner I see that su -m $user is used to switch to the user. It appears that the use of -m will prevent any use of login classes and hence...