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Subject[PATCH] console.c: s/suser/capable/
Linus,

Please consider applying.

- Arnaldo

--- linux-2.4.0-test8-pre1/drivers/char/console.c Thu Aug 10 10:14:23 2000
+++ linux-2.4.0-test8-pre1.acme/drivers/char/console.c Wed Aug 30 20:41:14 2000
@@ -69,6 +69,9 @@
*
* Removed old-style timers, introduced console_timer, made timer
* deletion SMP-safe. 17Jun00, Andrew Morton <andrewm@uow.edu.au>
+ *
+ * Removed the last suser calls, use capable instead
+ * August 30, 2000 - Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@conectiva.com.br>
*/

#include <linux/module.h>
@@ -2171,7 +2174,7 @@

if (tty->driver.type != TTY_DRIVER_TYPE_CONSOLE)
return -EINVAL;
- if (current->tty != tty && !suser())
+ if (current->tty != tty && !capable(CAP_SYS_ADMIN))
return -EPERM;
if (get_user(type, (char *)arg))
return -EFAULT;
@@ -2203,7 +2206,7 @@
set_vesa_blanking(arg);
return 0;
case 11: /* set kmsg redirect */
- if (!suser())
+ if (!capable(CAP_SYS_ADMIN))
return -EPERM;
if (get_user(data, (char *)arg+1))
return -EFAULT;
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