[RFC][PATCH] audit: add ambient capabilities to CAPSET and BPRM_FCAPS records

Richard Guy Briggs rgb at redhat.com
Thu Apr 27 02:41:56 UTC 2017

On 2017-04-26 16:04, Paul Moore wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 7, 2017 at 10:17 AM, Richard Guy Briggs <rgb at redhat.com> wrote:
> > Capabilities were augmented to include ambient capabilities in v4.3
> > commit 58319057b784 ("capabilities: ambient capabilities").
> >
> > Add ambient capabilities to the audit BPRM_FCAPS and CAPSET records.
> >
> > The record contains fields "old_pp", "old_pi", "old_pe", "new_pp",
> > "new_pi", "new_pe" so in keeping with the previous record
> > normalizations, change the "new_*" variants to simply drop the "new_"
> > prefix.
> Help me out and remind me of those previous field rename
> patches/commits where "new_X" became "X"?

aa589a13b5d00d3c643ee4114d8cbc3addb4e99f ("audit: remove superfluous
new- prefix in AUDIT_LOGIN messages")

I had thought there were more.

And I'm now noticing that audit_log_feature_change() could use the same
treatment and so could audit_receive_msg()'s AUDIT_TTY_SET.

(And much earlier: ac03221a4fdda9bfdabf99bcd129847f20fc1d80 ("[PATCH]
update of IPC audit record cleanup")

> paul moore


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