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SubjectRe: security: introduce file caps
On Thu, 23 Nov 2006 00:14:58 -0800
Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> wrote:

> On Mon, 13 Nov 2006 21:06:55 -0600
> "Serge E. Hallyn" <serue@us.ibm.com> wrote:
>
> > Implement file posix capabilities. This allows programs to be given
> > a subset of root's powers regardless of who runs them, without
> > having to use setuid and giving the binary all of root's powers.
>
> With this patch applied, my X server fails to exit when I do the normal
> logout thing from the KDE menus.

After a manual kill of the X server I see on the VT:

xinit: Operation not permitted (errno 1): Can't kill X server

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