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Subject[patch] 2.4.0: lp superuser check
Here is a patch that changes the superuser check in lp to use
capabilities instead.

Does anyone see a problem with it before I send it to Linus?

Tim.
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2001-01-05 Tim Waugh <twaugh@redhat.com>

* drivers/char/lp.c: Capability check instead of superuser check.
Patch from acme@connectiva.com.br.

--- linux-2.4.0/drivers/char/lp.c.lp Wed Nov 1 15:06:20 2000
+++ linux-2.4.0/drivers/char/lp.c Fri Jan 5 10:58:18 2001
@@ -485,7 +485,7 @@
if (copy_to_user((int *) arg, &LP_STAT(minor),
sizeof(struct lp_stats)))
return -EFAULT;
- if (suser())
+ if (capable(CAP_SYS_ADMIN))
memset(&LP_STAT(minor), 0,
sizeof(struct lp_stats));
break;
-
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