Running current version of bind in a jail?

Reindl Harald h.reindl at
Mon Oct 24 06:59:23 UTC 2016

Am 24.10.2016 um 07:27 schrieb Tom:
> From
> "Running named in a chroot jail (many still do, but this shouldn't be
> necessary with modern versions of BIND)".....:
> What's the reason, that it isn't necessary to run modern version of bind
> in a jail?

that named got a complete rewrite and don't share any code with the 
times where the quality was so bad that it was highly recommended to 
chroot it?

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