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    SubjectRe: 2.6.6-mm1
    Christoph Hellwig <> wrote:
    > > Capabilities are broken and don't work. Nobody has a clue how to provide
    > > the required services with SELinux and nobody has any code and we need the
    > > feature *now* before vendors go shipping even more ghastly stuff.
    > The thing is special privilegues for a group don't fit into any of the
    > various privilegues schemes we have (capabilities, selinux, etc..),
    > it's really a horrible hack.

    It beats the alternatives which are floating about, which includes a sysctl
    which defeats CAP_SYS_MLOCK system-wide.

    > What happened to the patch rick promised
    > to make mlock an rlimit? This is the right approach and could be easily
    > extended to hugetlb pages.

    rlimits don't work for this. shm segments persist after process exit and
    aren't associated with a particular user.

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