Re: [PATCH] capabilites, take 2

From: Stephen Smalley
Date: Fri May 14 2004 - 11:06:28 EST

On Fri, 2004-05-14 at 11:57, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
> Thanks -- turning brain back on, SELinux is obviously better than any
> fine-grained capability scheme I can imagine.
> So unless anyone convinces me you're wrong, I'll stick with just
> fixing up capabilities to work without making them finer-grained.

Great, thanks. Fixing capabilities to work is definitely useful and
desirable. Significantly expanding them in any manner is a poor use of
limited resources, IMHO; I'd much rather see people work on applying
SELinux to the problem and solving it more effectively for the future.

Stephen Smalley <sds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
National Security Agency

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