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    SubjectRe: [patch] file capabilities: Add no_file_caps switch
    Quoting James Morris (
    > On Wed, 27 Aug 2008, David Howells wrote:
    > > (2) Neuter sys_capset(). I've been holding this off for the next merge
    > > window as it isn't a bugfix, unlike (1). Perhaps I should ask James to
    > > push it to Linus. James?
    > Linus only pulled the PF_SUPERPRIV fix once the sys_capset change was
    > removed from the patch. It really does need to be a bugfix at this stage.

    Ok, sorry, of course that makes sense. I was just confused about where
    the patch was originally heading.

    Would it be appropriate to put the capset neutering patch in your
    security-testing tree, James, or does that feed straight into


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