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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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