[lkml]   [2000]   [Feb]   [28]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
    SubjectRe: Capabilities

    > The POSIX model leads to the modification of all of our file
    > systems, a lot of the user space utilities, and a BIG change in
    > how system administrators perform system inspection. We've already
    > hashed in the list the issues with find(1),tar(1),cpio(1) and other
    > utilities, but I think that's just the tip of the iceberg.

    No. You expand file that is
    123.456 setgid

    by tar. Right? But 456 happens to be root on your system, while it was
    bind-low-port priviledge on system you got tarball from. You still
    need to modify tar, sorry.
    I'm "In my country we have almost anarchy and I don't care."
    Panos Katsaloulis describing me w.r.t. patents me at

    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to
    Please read the FAQ at

     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 13:56    [W:0.018 / U:77.664 seconds]
    ©2003-2017 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site