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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE][PATCH] New fs to control access to system resources
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Ben Clifford <benc@hawaga.org.uk> 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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