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SubjectRe: Capabilities done right [diff against 2.3.1]
how do you plan to satisfy these requirement without including 
the interpreter in the kernel ?

i mean, for the kernel, the interpreter executing a script is just
a process loading a file and using cpu.

On Sat, May 15, 1999 at 11:41:16PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> I may want to give special power to certain Javascripts (assuming I'd ever
> trust the java engine itself). I do _not_ consider it acceptable to give
> all powers to the java interpreter in general, but I _do_ consider it
> acceptable to give special capabilities to certain scripts.
> The ELF notes way doesn't allow that.
> I may have anoter safe scripting language. Perl comes to mind. And I may
> want to have scripts that have special privileges, installed to do system
> administration.
> The ELF notes way doesn't allow that.

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