Subject: Re: proposals for running named in a non-root chroot cage
To: None <>
From: Michael Richardson <>
List: tech-security
Date: 03/11/2001 02:21:15
>>>>> "Andrew" == Andrew Brown <> writes:
    >> - change the build system to populate /var/named/ by default
    >> (with named-xfer, the example etc/namedb, ...)

    Andrew> ...named-xfer would be installed in /var/named/usr/libexec/named-xfer
    Andrew> and a symlink would be put at /usr/libexec/named-xfer?

  No, please put a copy, and have "ndc" or something update it if it disappears.
  Having the only copy in the chroot jail defeats part of the point of the jail. 
    >> - alternatively, consider a manual migration tool/process.

    Andrew> might not be so bad.

  Yes, please.

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