Subject: Re: should bind9 have a chroot option?
To: Charles Blundell <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 04/07/2003 21:55:03
On Mon, Apr 07, 2003 at 11:24:08PM +0100, Charles Blundell wrote:
> on Mon, Apr 07, 2003 at 06:03:19PM -0400, Steve Bellovin wrote:
> > named has a chroot option.  However, the bind9 package does
> > not.  I would think that it should.
> If you mean the rc.d script, I had this lying around, based on
> /etc/rc.d/named.

The only problem is that the bind9 named can't chgrp like our named
can, seemingly because they'd already used up the option letter we
added for it!  A trivial annoyance, but one that we should address.