[CrackMonkey] age-old story
monkeymaster at crackmonkey.org
Sun Dec 16 12:34:34 PST 2001
begin Rick Moen Lives Three Hours from Nowhere quotation:
> > Look hard I did, and now I'm running maradns (which, while a bit
> > warty, at least allows the Debian project to package the freaking
> > thing).
> Yes, MaraDNS is quite useful. And if you mean you're now packaging
> it for Debian, my thanks.
It's already in testing (0.8.99 is in unstable):
Maintainer: Jaakko Niemi <liiwi at debian.org>
Depends: libc6 (>= 2.2.4-4)
Description: A simple DNS server, aimed to be secure
This DNS server has the following goals:
Security. A DNS server needs to be secure. It has a number of
security features in the code, including:
1.The code uses a special string library which is
resistant to buffer overflows.
2.The code, if started as root, mandates running as an
unprivledged user in a chroot() jail.
Open-Source. This DNS server is public-domain code. There are no
restrictions attached to this code.
Simplicity. This DNS server has the minimum number of features
needed to correctly act as an authoritative name server for a
MaraDNS can be found from http://www.maradns.org
INFORMATION GLADLY GIVEN BUT SAFETY REQUIRES AVOIDING UNNECESSARY CONVERSATION
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