Subject: Re: i386 IO access and chroot()
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-security
Date: 07/13/2001 23:41:27
On Fri, 13 Jul 2001, Andrew Brown wrote:

: so why not say "chroot environment" as opposed to "jail environment"
: or "chroot jail" (which can easily be confused with chroot/jail)?

"chroot jail" has been a commonplace term for the chrooted environment since
long before jail(2) existed.  It's a difficult habit to break.  8-)

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