[icecast] icecast 2.0.0 chroot problem

Michael Smith msmith at xiph.org
Sun Feb 22 16:55:48 PST 2004



On Saturday 21 February 2004 00:14, Jan-Kees Fels wrote:
> Thanks for the superfast reaction.
>
> You got me started thinking.
>
> I got rid of the following lines number 3 and 8 hereunder. They were
> present in the example xml and I think that they don't belong here
> because icecast won't run if chroot is not being used........
>
> Now it starts. I am very happy about this!!!! :-)
>
> JK
>
> 1	<security>
> 2        <chroot>0</chroot>
> 3        <!--
> 4        <changeowner>
> 5            <user>nobody</user>
> 6            <group>nogroup</group>
> 7        </changeowner>
> 8        -->
> 9    </security>
>

These lines are the start and end of a commented-out section. They're meant to 
be here - most users don't run icecast as root. You only need this section if 
you're running it as root - and you should only be running it as root if you 
need to run it on a port <= 1024.

Mike

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