Re: [PATCH] mtrr: s/suser/capable/

From: Matthew Kirkwood (
Date: Thu Aug 31 2000 - 05:27:17 EST

On Wed, 30 Aug 2000, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:

> Please consider applying.

And then please don't apply.

> - if ( !suser () ) return -EPERM;
> + if ( !capable(CAP_SYS_ADMIN) ) return -EPERM;

Please think further about these random changes. CAP_SYS_ADMIN
is already bloated with useless junk and these aren't helping
the situation.

These cases in mtrr.c are clearly CAP_SYS_RAWIO.


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