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Date:	Thu, 13 Nov 2008 14:53:16 -0800
From:	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
To:	Eric Paris <eparis@...hat.com>
Cc:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, sct@...hat.com, adilger@....com,
	tytso@....edu, linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org, dedekind@...radead.org,
	ext-adrian.hunter@...ia.com, linux-mtd@...ts.infradead.org,
	dushistov@...l.ru, jmorris@...ei.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] filesystems: use has_capability_noaudit interface for
 reserved blocks checks

On Tue, 11 Nov 2008 14:12:49 -0500
Eric Paris <eparis@...hat.com> wrote:

> ext[2,3,4], ufs, and ubifs all check for  CAP_SYS_RESOURCE to determine
> if they should allow reserved blocks to be used.  A process not having
> this capability is not failing some security decision and should not be
> audited.  Thus move to using has_capability_noaudit.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Eric Paris <eparis@...hat.com>
> ---
> 
> I would like to push this patch through the security tree (since that's
> the only place the new cap_noaudit interface exists), but I'd like to
> get an ACK from each subsystem maintainer.

OK by me.

Whoever added has_capability_noaudit() forgot to document it, so the
difference between has_capability_noaudit() and has_capability() eludes
this reader.

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