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Date: Mon, 23 Sep 2013 12:55:50 +0400
From: gremlin@...mlin.ru
To: owl-users@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Owl 3.0 and Virtual Machine Setup?

On 21-Sep-2013 02:47:51 +0400, Solar Designer wrote:

 >> Would you happen to know how to start the dhcp client?

 > You might be surprised and disappointed, but we do not
 > officially provide a DHCP client in Owl. (We do provide
 > a DHCP server, though.) This is something we've been
 > meaning to change (for use cases such as yours), by
 > introducing a properly privilege-separated DHCP client,
 > but haven't gotten around to doing yet.

I still think installing /usr/bin/dhclient 0700 root:root
for manual on-demand running (`dhclient -1 eth0`) will not
impose any real risk - people who care of security normally
know where and how they are connected and whether they are
willing to use such connection.


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Alexey V. Vissarionov aka Gremlin from Kremlin <gremlin ПРИ gremlin ТЧК ru>
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