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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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