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SubjectRe: capabilities in elf headers, (my) final (and shortest) iteration
Hi Pavel,

On Sun, 18 Apr 1999, Pavel Machek wrote:

> No it is not. You can still make interpretter suid root, and
> interpretter will have to look if script is marked, and in such case
> interpretter will have to interpret 'capability headers' in the
> script. (You can use your #! idea if you want.) But suid interpretter
> will be the one who parses capabilities.

Yes, you are correct; the interpreter should just get a (mostly) full cap
set and parse the caps itself. Mine was a hairbrained idea, but at least
it generated a better one. ;-)


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David L. Parsley
Network Specialist
City of Salem Schools

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