Subject: Re: proposals for running named in a non-root chroot cage
To: Luke Mewburn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Brown <email@example.com>
Date: 03/08/2001 19:10:32
> - change the build system to populate /var/named/ by default
> (with named-xfer, the example etc/namedb, ...)
...named-xfer would be installed in /var/named/usr/libexec/named-xfer
and a symlink would be put at /usr/libexec/named-xfer?
> - add a migration mechanism to /etc/rc.d/named which detects
> if /etc/namedb isn't a symlink, and if it isn't, copies the
> contents to /var/namedb and makes it a symlink. This could
> be dangerours
...especially if the symlink points to the wrong place. too bad
there's no useland to spew the contents of a symlink.
> - alternatively, consider a manual migration tool/process.
might not be so bad.
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