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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Introduce BSD-style user credential [3/3]
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On Saturday 31 August 2002 02:51, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Sat, 2002-08-31 at 01:49, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > > struct pcred {
> > > atomic_t count;
> > > uid_t uid, euid, suid;
> > > gid_t gid, egid, sgid;
> > > struct ucred *cred;
> > > kernel_cap_t ... capabilities ...
> > > struct user_struct *user;
> > > };
> >
>
> Needs fsuid too, and space for the security LSM modules to attach
> private information. SELinux needs a few more credentials than base
> kernels!

Why worry about what SELinux needs, since it is proprietary, and may
not even be legal to distribute? Perhaps there is some other set of
security plugins that actually matter.

--
Daniel
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