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    SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE][PATCH] New fs to control access to system resources
    Ben Clifford <> writes:

    > The port 53 bindings happen without problem.
    > BINDv9 has a lightweight resolver service which runs on port 921 - this is
    > not enabled by default, and when it is enabled, seems to start up later on
    > in the startup process.

    Ok, I'm running BINDv8 right now.

    > > You may use accessfs and capabilities in parallel, of course. But
    > > currently, this is equivalent to "chown root/chmod u+x".
    > Taking capabilities away seems to break backwards compatibility.

    I'll think about this. I haven't heard about a working system or tools,
    which use capabilities yet. So I thought, nobody would see a difference.

    > And I'm not entirely sure it *is* equivalent to chown root/chmod u+x -
    > that is how /mnt/accessfs/net/ipv4/bind appeared and my named couldn't
    > bind to 921.

    I will investigate this further. Seems, I need to install BINDv9 to
    reproduce this problem.

    Regards, Olaf.
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