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Date:      Sat, 5 Jan 2002 22:26:01 -0500
From:      Joe Abley <>
Cc:        Haikal Saadh <>, stable@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Chrooted bind  out of the box
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <>
References:  <000001c195b1$db087880$41c801ca@warhawk> <>

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On Sat, Jan 05, 2002 at 02:08:46PM -0800, Crist J. Clark wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 05, 2002 at 11:26:00AM +0500, Haikal Saadh wrote:
> > Is there a reason why bind is run as root by default and not bind.bind?
> > And not chrooted?
> > 
> > If I'm not mistaken almost everyone does this anyway, right?
> IIRC, the last time it was discussed, it was felt changing this in the
> middle of -STABLE would be too disruptive. Many working BIND
> installations would break when people updated.

Why not create a named_chroot variable in defaults/rc.conf which
is by default set to NO, but which sysinstall can override in
/etc/rc.conf with a YES for fresh (non-upgrade) installs?


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