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Date:	Sun, 11 Nov 2012 07:38:28 +0100
From:	Hannes Frederic Sowa <>
To:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: using per-socket ipsec policies as user

On Sun, Nov 11, 2012 at 01:25:51AM -0500, David Miller wrote:
> From: Hannes Frederic Sowa <>
> Date: Sun, 11 Nov 2012 07:21:55 +0100
> > in commit 6fc0b4a xfrm policy loading via setsockopt was restricted
> > to CAP_NET_ADMIN. I wondered if the situation of the xfrm interface
> > got better since then or what needs to be done to remove this
> > restriction.
> It's an intentional restrction and has a lot less to do with any
> aspect of our implementation, but rather has more to do with what
> operations we wish to allows non-privileged users to do or not.

The commit message indicated otherwise. But I am fine with that.



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