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    SubjectRe: ext3 to include capabilities?
    On Fri, 2 Apr 1999, Pavel Machek wrote:

    > > > 1. Put capabilities information in the executable header.
    > > > 2. Mark the executable setuid root.
    > > > 3. Have the kernel check for #1 if #2, and prefer #1 if present.

    > Old security scripts program has root privileges. It is wrong, it has
    > only subset. But it is wrong _the right way_. Old scripts still see
    > the "bad scenario".

    > It is no-loose situation.

    It's a no-lose situation until you start using the new features to add
    privileges which weren't there in the first place.


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