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SubjectRe: [PATCH] userns: Replace netlink uses of cap_raised with capable.
On Tue, 3 Apr 2012, Eric W. Biederman wrote:

> In the initial user_namespace the only difference between between
> cap_raised(current_cap(), CAP_SYS_ADMIN) and capable(CAP_SYS_ADMIN)
> are a few sanity checks and the fact that capable(CAP_SYS_ADMIN)
> sets PF_SUPERPRIV if we use the capability.
> Since we are going to be using root privilege setting PF_SUPERPRIV
> seems the right thing to do.


Reviewed-by: James Morris <>

- James
James Morris

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