[svlug] manners

Derek Balling dredd at megacity.org
Sat Jun 30 07:56:02 PDT 2001


At 11:40 PM -0700 6/29/01, Rick Moen wrote:
>  > BINDOPTS="-u bind -g bind"
>
>You know, that doesn't work with BIND v. 9.x.  You have to edit prctl.h
>to include "#define PR_GET_KEEPCAPS   7' and recompile -- and must be
>running kernel 2.3.99-pre3 or later (otherwise the -u flag isn't
>supported).

not true.

2.2.14ish I did:

./configure --disable-threads

 From stock bind to chroot'ed/non-root bind in 5 minutes (based on compile time)

Now you DO need 2.3.99-pre3 or up to use threads and the 
chroot/non-uid0 ... but disabling threads, in most environments, 
doesn't do much to hinder performance at all. :)

D

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