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Re: Security: FreeBSD vs OpenBSD
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Security: FreeBSD vs OpenBSD
- From: Luiz Gustavo <gustavo_(_at_)_shoptime_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2002 01:22:41 -0200
On Mon, Feb 04, 2002 at 01:09:47AM -0200, Rossam Souza Silva wrote:
> Well, in NetBSD-CURRENT you can run ntpd without root power
> (using a new feature with a /dev entry). In NetBSD (stable
> version) you can compile the kernel with an "IP NO PRIV
> PORTS", so daemons don't need root power to bind ports
> < 1023. Other BSD systemas can use IPNAT/PF/IPFW to redirect
> ports < 1023 to high ports with no-root daemons... a hack,
> but works...
About < 1023 *issue* theres one good explanation from Theo for
why not OpenBSD developers dont like it.