Fwd: problem using setuid ("-u" option) with BIND 9.10.3 on RedHat when listening on tun/tap interface

Alan Clegg alan at clegg.com
Tue Sep 29 21:53:00 UTC 2015

On 9/29/15 5:29 PM, Gordon Lang wrote:

> But now the question is whether or not there is a way to make things
> work without disabling threads?  Does anyone have insight into why
> supporting threads might interfere with the normal SUID bit based change
> of the effective user id?

Did you see the response from Mark Andrews?

He's pretty much the authority.

When I do still catch the odd glimpse, it's peripheral; mere fragments
of mad-doctor chrome, confining themselves to the corner of the eye.

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