capabilities and privilege escalation

Robert Connolly robert at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Aug 22 21:53:51 PDT 2011


On Monday 22 August 2011 18:46:54 Kevin Day wrote:
> I find /etc/mtab to be of poor taste.
> I have a bunch of patches that fix software to use /proc/mounts and
> not /etc/mtab.
> Thus leaving all of the mounted device listing to the kernel (who is
> always correct).
> Then there is no need to worry about clobbering /etc/mtab. (especially
> if your on a read-only or limited-write system).

Can I see your patches for util-linux-ng? Or all the patches?

robert

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