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    SubjectRe: Capabilities done right [diff against 2.3.1]


    On Sun, 16 May 1999, Pavel Machek wrote:
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    > Only other executables are a.out (nobody uses them these days) and
    > scripts. But take a look: we do not honour setuid bit on scripts,
    > anyway!

    I know. But that's not a feature - it's a misfeature forced upon us by the
    fact that "sh" was never very good at understanding security issues.

    Let's not use a misfeature as an argument against doing things right.

    Linus


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