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SubjectRe: CAP_SYSLOG, 2.6.38 and user space
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On Fri, 2011-02-04 at 16:05 +0000, Serge E. Hallyn wrote:
> Quoting Serge E. Hallyn (serge@hallyn.com):
> > >From 2d7408541dd3a6e19a4265b028233789be6a40f4 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> > From: Serge Hallyn <serge@peq.(none)>
> > Date: Thu, 3 Feb 2011 09:26:15 -0600
> > Subject: [PATCH 1/1] cap_syslog: don't refuse cap_sys_admin for now
> > At 2.6.39 or 2.6.40, let's add a sysctl which defaults to 0. When
> > 0, refuse if cap_sys_admin, if 1, then allow. This will allow
> > users to acknowledge (permanently, if they must, using /etc/sysctl.conf)
> > that they've seen the syslog message about cap_sys_admin being
> > deprecated for syslog.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Serge Hallyn <serge@hallyn.com>

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> James, do you mind taking this patch?

Would it be possible to change the commit message to say that 1 would be
the default? Just to avoid future confusion... (having it at 0 default
later would just postpone the userspace breakage)

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