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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] proc: Relax /proc/<tid>/timerslack_ns capability requirements
On Thu, Jul 14, 2016 at 11:52 AM, Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 14, 2016 at 11:50 AM, John Stultz <john.stultz@linaro.org> wrote:
>>
>> For ABI preservation, it still allows CAP_SYS_PTRACE tasks to
>> access/modify timerslack values, but I'm fine with removing
>> this if others agree.
>
> Is anything actually using this ABI yet? (Regardless, I'm fine
> allowing both caps.)

Not that I'm aware of... but there may be someone somewhere.

Given it landed in 4.6, I suspect its fairly safe to remove.

thanks
-john

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