Subject: Re: per-process socket security settings
To: None <>
From: Michael Richardson <>
List: tech-net
Date: 03/11/2001 02:22:55
>>>>> "Jason" == Jason R Thorpe <> writes:
    Jason> On Thu, Mar 08, 2001 at 10:42:39AM +0900, wrote:

    >> yup, but if there's someone who would like to use IPsec'ed DNS
    >> lookup...  an option to /etc/resolv.conf may be necessary.

    Jason> Right, so if there is an option for resolv.conf, I guess it would
    Jason> work like this:

    Jason> 	- defaults to off.

    Jason> 	- if off, explicitly set policy to "don't use ipsec" when
    Jason> 	  making the DNS request.

  Is there a use case that you are thinking about here, where one would not
want to simply inherit some default? E.g. a system default, or a per-user
default? (I know that we don't have the latter)

  Also, it isn't clear to me that a non-superuser can/should be able to
override a system default.

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