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Re: POSIX capabilities patch

On Tue, Nov 11, 2003 at 07:11:47PM -0700, Hans Fugal wrote:
> -#define CAP_INIT_EFF_SET    to_cap_t(~0&~CAP_TO_MASK(CAP_SETPCAP))
> -#define CAP_INIT_INH_SET    to_cap_t(0)
> +#define CAP_INIT_EFF_SET    to_cap_t(~0)
> +#define CAP_INIT_INH_SET    to_cap_t(~0)
> Would it be inappropriate to create a kernel-patch package for this
> patch?  What should I call it? (I'm thinking kernel-patch-rtcap or
> kernel-patch-capability)

I wonder what the reason for this patch is? Does it mean it could also be
done in init, or does it mean the kernel does nut allow useful usage of
capabiltiies at all w/o it, and therefore it is a bug? I mean is this broken
on purpose?

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