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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/1] security: introduce fs caps
On Wed, Nov 15, 2006 at 10:49:23PM +0100, Chris Friedhoff wrote:
| 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/)

Good quesion. My gentoo ia32 machine uses libcap.so.1.10. Probably a FAQ,
but is 1.92 actually older than 1.10?

|
| > |
| > | 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)

I'll try that next.

Thanks,
Bill

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