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SubjectRe: Time to remove LSM (was Re: [RESEND][RFC][PATCH 2/7] implementation of LSM hooks)


> If we heave the LSM stuff overboard, there's one thing that *will* need
> addressing - what to do with kernel support of Posix-y capabilities. Currently
> some of the heavy lifting is done by security/commoncap.c.
> Frankly, that's *another* thing that we need to either *fix* so it works right,
> or rip out of the kernel entirely. As far as I know, there's no in-tree way
> to make /usr/bin/ping be set-CAP_NET_RAW and have it DTRT.

Well, you can still have ping drop all but CAP_NET_RAW as a first
thing in main(), which is almost as good. And IIRC some apps actually
do that...

Thanks, Sharp!
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