Shared libraries loaded after chroot

Tony Finch dot at
Mon May 16 11:23:30 UTC 2016

Marc Haber <mh+bind-users at> wrote:
> in Debian, the bind9 packages have recently started to trouble me in
> chrooted environments since some cryptographic libraries are loaded
> after bind has chrooted itself, which results - in the case of a
> minimal chroot - in a fatal run-time error:

Debian has a patch which initializes OpenSSL before chrooting, which is
supposed to fix this problem -

So there has been a regression in this patch. Clearly something about
crypto initialization has become more lazy, but I don't know if the extra
laziness is on BIND or in OpenSSL.

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