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Re: Fedora 11: moving to posix file capabilities?

On Wednesday, 29 October 2008 at 11:37, Panu Matilainen wrote:
> Hate to interrupt the tty1 vs tty7 debate but...
> We have kernel support for storing capabilities on filesystem since 2.6.24 
> and recent libcap, both in F9 already. I just committed file capability 
> support to rpm.org HEAD, filling in the final(?) missing piece. 
> Capability support is not going to be in rpm 4.6.0 but no reason they 
> can't be pulled into 4.6.1 which is easily in F11 timeframe.
> Are we ready to start considering moving away from SUID bits to 
> capabilities, in Fedora 11 maybe?

Make it a feature: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/Policy


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