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Date:   Wed, 29 Apr 2020 13:10:56 -0700
From:   John Fastabend <john.fastabend@...il.com>
To:     Quentin Monnet <quentin@...valent.com>,
        Alexei Starovoitov <ast@...nel.org>,
        Daniel Borkmann <daniel@...earbox.net>
Cc:     bpf@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        Quentin Monnet <quentin@...valent.com>,
        Richard Palethorpe <rpalethorpe@...e.com>,
        Michael Kerrisk <mtk.manpages@...il.com>
Subject: RE: [PATCH bpf-next v3 0/3] tools: bpftool: probe features for
 unprivileged users

Quentin Monnet wrote:
> This set allows unprivileged users to probe available features with
> bpftool. On Daniel's suggestion, the "unprivileged" keyword must be passed
> on the command line to avoid accidentally dumping a subset of the features
> supported by the system. When used by root, this keyword makes bpftool drop
> the CAP_SYS_ADMIN capability and print the features available to
> unprivileged users only.
> 
> The first patch makes a variable global in feature.c to avoid piping too
> many booleans through the different functions. The second patch introduces
> the unprivileged probing, adding a dependency to libcap. Then the third
> patch makes this dependency optional, by restoring the initial behaviour
> (root only can probe features) if the library is not available.
> 
> Cc: Richard Palethorpe <rpalethorpe@...e.com>
> Cc: Michael Kerrisk <mtk.manpages@...il.com>
> 
> v3: Update help message for bpftool feature probe ("unprivileged").
> 
> v2: Add "unprivileged" keyword, libcap check (patches 1 and 3 are new).
> 
> Quentin Monnet (3):
>   tools: bpftool: for "feature probe" define "full_mode" bool as global
>   tools: bpftool: allow unprivileged users to probe features
>   tools: bpftool: make libcap dependency optional
> 
>  .../bpftool/Documentation/bpftool-feature.rst |  12 +-
>  tools/bpf/bpftool/Makefile                    |  13 +-
>  tools/bpf/bpftool/bash-completion/bpftool     |   2 +-
>  tools/bpf/bpftool/feature.c                   | 143 +++++++++++++++---
>  4 files changed, 143 insertions(+), 27 deletions(-)
> 
> -- 
> 2.20.1
> 


For the series,

Acked-by: John Fastabend <john.fastabend@...il.com>

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