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SubjectRe: Capabilities done right [diff against 2.3.1]
On Mon, May 17, 1999 at 09:53:41AM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> And anything that requires me to compile anything as a MIS person is
> basically not acceptable. Remember what =users= are? They are the kind of
> people that want to use the system, and not care about the technical
> issues.

I'll say an amen to that as an administrator - I'd feel a large portion of
the ostensible benefits of capabilities had been lost if I have to compile an
ELF binary anytime I want to modify a program's capabilities.

--
Rodger Donaldson rodgerd@ihug.co.nz


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