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SubjectRe: [PATCH] capabilities not inherited
* Alexander Nyberg ( wrote:
> btw since the last discussion was about not changing the existing
> interface and thus exposing security flaws, what about introducing
> another prctrl that says maybe PRCTRL_ACROSS_EXECVE?

It's not ideal (as you mention, mess upon mess), but maybe it is the
sanest way to go forward.

> Any new user-space applications must understand the implications of
> using it so it's safe in that aspect. Yes?

At least less-likely to surprise ;-)

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