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    SubjectRe: caps in elf headers: use the sticky bit!
    Hello! (again!)

    On Sun, 11 Apr 1999, Pavel Machek wrote:

    > You do not want this kind of support in kernel. Believe me. Better use
    > setuid0 as marker (those are already immutable) and userspace suid
    > program which implements your CAP_SETFCAP.

    This applies just as well to the sticky bit solution; if it's not feasible
    to have the kernel check the caps in the file when setting the cap flag,
    you could still have a userspace util that did all the real work. Good
    idea!

    >
    > Pavel
    > --
    > I'm really pavel@atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz. Pavel
    > Look at http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~pavel/ ;-).
    >

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    David L. Parsley
    Network Specialist
    City of Salem Schools


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