Re: 2.6.6-mm2

From: Kevin O'Connor
Date: Fri May 14 2004 - 14:43:07 EST

This is a reply to my own message.

On Fri, May 14, 2004 at 03:06:42PM -0400, Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> On Thu, May 13, 2004 at 12:38:09PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > > +MODULE_PARM_DESC(mask, "Mask of capability checks to ignore");
> >
> > Is there a way to make this tunable at runtime, btw?
> I thought that was what the fourth argument to module_param_named was for..
> Did I miss something?

It would significantly limit the usefulness of capabilities if root could
arbitrarily clear them. I think I answered my own question.

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