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SubjectRe: Capabilities done right [diff against 2.3.1]
On 16 May 1999 22:34:37 +0200, Albert D. Cahalan <> wrote:
> Linus Torvalds writes:

>> I may want to _strip_ shellscripts of power.

> I suppose you intend to turn normal user abilities into default
> capabilities. (the ability to write to a writable file...)

Any shellscript started by root has now the full rights. In a
capabilities-aware environment any script would normaly inherit
no rights at all, even when started by root. So you would like
some scripts to at least inherit rights.


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