Theodore Ts'o wrote:
> > I saw capabilities and acl patches for ext2/3 enter -mm. Is it possible
> > now to give an executable (that lives on an ext2/ext3 fs) the necessary
> > rights to use SCHED_FIFO without being setuid root? Could someone give
> > me some pointers for these topics (capabilities support in linux, acl)?
> The patchs which I've been working on do not support capabilities;
> just extended attributes.
Ah, ok... I thought that things work like this: the capabilities support
already is in the kernel, and to give an app a particular capability,
one has to add a particalar extended attribute to the application
executable. So I'm wrong here it seems?
-- ----> http://www.shockfrosted.org - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in the body of a message to email@example.com More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/
This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : Wed Oct 23 2002 - 22:00:35 EST