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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] capabilities not inherited
    * Alexander Nyberg (alexn@telia.com) 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 ;-)

    thanks,
    -chris
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