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Xin Li delphij at
Thu Dec 29 18:44:02 UTC 2011

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On 12/29/11 10:43, John Baldwin wrote:
> On Thursday, December 29, 2011 1:26:17 pm Xin Li wrote:
>> On 12/29/11 06:39, John Baldwin wrote:
>>> Can you give some more details on why ftpd is triggering a
>>> dlopen inside of the chroot?  It would appear that that is
>>> unrelated to helper programs (since setting a flag in libc in
>>> ftpd can't possibly affect helper programs ability to use
>>> dlopen() from within libc).
>> Sure.  That's because nsdispatch(3) would reload
>> /etc/nsswitch.conf if it notices a change.  After chroot() the
>> file is considered as "chang"ed and thus it reloads the file as
>> well as designated shared libraries.
> But ftpd has to be doing some operation that invokes an nss lookup
> after entering the chroot for that to trigger, correct?

Oh ok, that was the built-in ls(1).

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