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SubjectRe: ext3 to include capabilities?
Hi,

On Wed, 31 Mar 1999 05:34:15 -0500 (EST), John Wojtowicz
<wojtowij@erols.com> said:

>> Stephen Tweedie is adding a journalling layer to Linux ext2fs (to become
>> ext3fs) currently. There is also a logging fs (dtfs) for 2.0

> Out of curiosity, is there still the intention of implementing
> the ability to place capabilities (i.e. privs) on files in ext3?
> or ext2 for that matter?

The linux-privs@mit.edu has been working on it: Andrew Morgan's last set
of patches to support all of this (including persistent filesystem
capability masks on ext2) are on

ftp://ftp.guardian.no/pub/free/linux/capabilities

and the 2.2 kernel already understands basic per-process capability
sets.

--Stephen

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