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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] capabilities: add bounding set to /proc/self/status
    * Serge E. Hallyn (serue@us.ibm.com) wrote:
    > There is currently no way to query the bounding set of another
    > task. As there appears to be no security reason not to, and
    > as Michael Kerrisk points out the following valid reasons to do
    > so exist:
    >
    > * consistency (I can see all of the other per-thread/process sets in
    > /proc/.../status)
    > * debugging -- I could imagine that it would make the job of debugging
    > an application that uses capabilities a little simpler.
    >
    > this patch adds the bounding set to /proc/self/status right after
    > the effective set.
    >
    > If at all possible (and if acked by Andrew Morgan) it would be nice to
    > get this into the 2.6.26 cycle. But I realize it probably is too late
    > for that.

    I've no issue with this.

    > Signed-off-by: Serge E. Hallyn <serue@us.ibm.com>
    > Acked-by: Michael Kerrisk <mtk.manpages@gmail.com>

    Acked-by: Chris Wright <chrisw@sous-sol.org>

    > ---
    > fs/proc/array.c | 1 +
    > 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
    >
    > diff --git a/fs/proc/array.c b/fs/proc/array.c
    > index c135cbd..160dd4a 100644
    > --- a/fs/proc/array.c
    > +++ b/fs/proc/array.c
    > @@ -297,6 +297,7 @@ static inline void task_cap(struct seq_file *m, struct task_struct *p)
    > render_cap_t(m, "CapInh:\t", &p->cap_inheritable);
    > render_cap_t(m, "CapPrm:\t", &p->cap_permitted);
    > render_cap_t(m, "CapEff:\t", &p->cap_effective);
    > + render_cap_t(m, "CapBnd:\t", &p->cap_bset);
    > }
    >
    > static inline void task_context_switch_counts(struct seq_file *m,


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