Re: Linux 18.104.22.168 requires changes to cdrecord (and probably every other CD/DVD writing app)
On 2004-08-17 Joerg Schilling <email@example.com> wrote:
> From: Andreas Metzler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >Linux(iirc since 2.2) supports a finer grained permission model than
> >switching UID, POSIX capabilities. Instead of "switching to/from
> >root bracketing each SCSI command" you'd simply retain the necessary
> >capability, CAP_SYS_RAWIO.
> > It is not part of IEEE Std 1003.1. I gather from
> >http://wt.xpilot.org/publications/posix.1e/ that the gremium has given
> >up on standardizing it.
> I don't see anything but ACLs here.
Section 25: Capabilities
The prefered interface to setting capabilities seems to be through
libcap, which provides <sys/capability.h>.
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