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    SubjectRe: Time to remove LSM (was Re: [RESEND][RFC][PATCH 2/7] implementation of LSM hooks)

    Hi!

    > If we heave the LSM stuff overboard, there's one thing that *will* need
    > addressing - what to do with kernel support of Posix-y capabilities. Currently
    > some of the heavy lifting is done by security/commoncap.c.
    >
    > Frankly, that's *another* thing that we need to either *fix* so it works right,
    > or rip out of the kernel entirely. As far as I know, there's no in-tree way
    > to make /usr/bin/ping be set-CAP_NET_RAW and have it DTRT.

    Well, you can still have ping drop all but CAP_NET_RAW as a first
    thing in main(), which is almost as good. And IIRC some apps actually
    do that...

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    Thanks, Sharp!
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