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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/1] security: introduce fs caps
On Wed, 15 Nov 2006 11:06:34 -0600
"Bill O'Donnell" <billodo@sgi.com> wrote:

- snip -
> | Probably, Bill didn't update libcap.so.
> No, I didn't...
> certify:~/libcap-1.10/progs # ls -altr /lib/libcap*
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 22672 2006-06-16 09:56 /lib/libcap.so.1.92
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 53363 2006-11-13 16:04 /lib/libcap.so.1.10
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 14 2006-11-13 16:04 /lib/libcap.so.1 ->libcap.so.1.92
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 11 2006-11-13 16:04 /lib/libcap.so -> libcap.so.1
>

Why is SLES10 using libcap-1.92?
(googling brought this page:
http://www.me.kernel.org/pub/linux/libs/security/linux-privs/old/kernel-2.3/)

> |
> | But I can't recommend Bill to update libcap immediately.
> | As Hawk Xu said, it may cause a serious problem on the distro
> | except Fedora Core 6. :(
>
> What version of libcap is on FC6?
>

Are there newer libcap versions then libcap-1.10 available?
(http://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/libs/security/linux-privs/kernel-2.4/)

> |
> | I have to recommend to use 'fscaps-1.0-kg.i386.rpm' now.
> | It includes the implementation of interaction between application and xattr.
> | (Of couse, it's one of the features which should be provided by libcap.)
>
> But that won't work on ia64 will it?

Kaigai also provides a srpm package to compile.
VFS Capability Support -> fscaps version 1.0 [SRPM]
(http://www.kaigai.gr.jp/pub/fscaps-1.0-kg.src.rpm)

Chris


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