[Icecast] Bug, if you combine yp-dir-listing and chroot

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Tue Oct 5 05:34:48 PDT 2004


On Tue, 2004-10-05 at 10:42, Leo Willner wrote:
> Hi out there,
> 
> 	I just compiled the latest icecast2 and tried to use chroot and  
> yp-dir-listing together, but it doesn't work. Yp-dir-listing itself works  
> fine. I use a SuSE 8.2 and older libs (curl 7.10, libogg and lib vorbis  
> araound 1.0.95) that should still be in the combatibility-range, as far as  
> I can read on icecasts homepage. I hope there will be a fix for that bug  
> in the future.

If something doesn't work when chroot is in effect and ok when not then
it's more than likely to be a chroot environment problem.  Icecast will
use system services to perform operations.

I would guess for YP, the ability to make a connection to another server
is causing the problem, which entails the DNS lookup. I suspect you do
not have the /etc files setup correctly in the chroot jail.

karl



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