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Date:	Mon, 4 Feb 2008 02:54:50 +0200
From:	Ismail Dönmez <ismail@...dus.org.tr>
To:	"Andrew G. Morgan" <morgan@...nel.org>
Cc:	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Linux Security Modules List 
	<linux-security-module@...r.kernel.org>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, "Serge E. Hallyn" <serue@...ibm.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] per-process securebits

At Monday 04 February 2008 around 02:49:29 Andrew G. Morgan wrote:
> Another way to put this is that there needs to be some application code
> and documentation available to guide the way... Adding such things to
> the example programs in libcap2 helped me find the 24-rc2 CAP_SETPCAP
> bug and until I've gone through the task of testing all the bits
> together, I won't believe the kernel support is anything other than
> 'experimental'.
>
> Other folk are actively advocating and exploring this model. For
> example, Chris Friedhoff has a page here that describes some first
> steps for using filesystem capabilities:
>
> ~  http://www.friedhoff.org/posixfilecaps.html

I already know and enjoy File system base capabilities thanks to Chris' 
website and Serge's developerWorks article.

What I meant to ask was what does "per-process securebits" brings as extra. 
FWIW in Pardus 2008 we'll enable Posix file capabilities by default so people 
could "harden" their setups.

Regards,
ismail

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