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SubjectRe: [patch] file capabilities: Add no_file_caps switch
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Serge E. Hallyn <serue@us.ibm.com> wrote:

> (Also note that if you have such users, you'll want to ask David Howells not
> to push the patch he has floated removing the ability to pass caps to
> another task altogether when CONFIG_SECURITY_FILE_CAPABILITIES=n :)

Ugh. My patch removes the ability to pass caps to another task under all
circumstances because to do otherwise means that I have to make the kernel use
RCU locking for a task to access its own creds. If you want this, I'll have
to redo all my later patches.

David


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