Subject: Re: net/mDNSResponder suggestion
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/20/2007 22:52:47
On Fri, Apr 20, 2007 at 09:45:20PM +0100, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 19, 2007 at 10:07:32AM +0200, Daniel Eggert wrote:
> [...]
> > dnsextd_user?="named"
> > dnsextd_group?="named"
> [...]
> I'm sorry, but that's not what I ment by not hard coding them. Look at
> e.g. the "howl" package, please It supports makefile variables "HOWL_USER"
> and "HOWL_GROUP" whose defaults are in defined "pkgsrc/mk/defaults/mk.conf".
> The startup script gets patched to use those.

Beside that, don't resuse accounts without a very good reason to do so.
It can weaken the security of the system as one daemon could ptract