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SubjectRe: Is CAP_SYS_ADMIN checked by every program !?
In article <> you wrote:
> even for programs such as cat(1) sed(1) ls(1).

You you tried strace, if it is actually the user mode which is doing that?
If yes, then it might be a libc issue. Perhaps hwcap or something line this.
libc for example disables some features if running suid. Maybe those checks
result in checking capabilities.

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