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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] capabilites, take 2
    Stephen Smalley wrote:

    > On Fri, 2004-05-14 at 11:57, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
    >
    >>Thanks -- turning brain back on, SELinux is obviously better than any
    >>fine-grained capability scheme I can imagine.
    >>
    >>So unless anyone convinces me you're wrong, I'll stick with just
    >>fixing up capabilities to work without making them finer-grained.
    >
    >
    > Great, thanks. Fixing capabilities to work is definitely useful and
    > desirable. Significantly expanding them in any manner is a poor use of
    > limited resources, IMHO; I'd much rather see people work on applying
    > SELinux to the problem and solving it more effectively for the future.
    >

    Does this mean I should trash my 'maximum' mask?

    (I like 'cap -c = sftp-server' so it can't try to run setuid/fP apps.)
    OTOH, since SELinux accomplishes this better, it may not be worth the
    effort.

    --Andy

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