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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.6.15: Filesystem capabilities 0.16

    >> This patch implements filesystem capabilities. It allows to run
    >> privileged executables without the need for suid root.
    >
    >Why not implement this via xattr framework and the "system."
    >namespace there? I would suggest "system.posix_capabilties" for this.
    >
    >That way you can reduce your infrastructure, take advantage
    >of caching features, have user space tools for viewing and changing
    >this and resize2fs works for it now or soon.
    >
    >What do you think?

    I think some filesystems lack the luxury of xattrs.



    Jan Engelhardt
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