Re: [PATCH] tty_io.c: s/suser/capable/, check get_user

From: Tigran Aivazian (
Date: Sun Aug 27 2000 - 10:32:41 EST

On Sat, 26 Aug 2000, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
> - if ((current->tty != tty) && !suser())
> + if ((current->tty != tty) && !capable(CAP_SYS_ADMIN))

how about fixing mtrr driver to use capabilities as well? Last time I
tried it, Richard objected (well, I put a lot of unnecessary stuff at the
time so he objected to the entire patch, suser was a small part
thereof) but perhaps now we can sneak it in and he won't notice :)


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