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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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