Documentation patch for namespaced file capabilities
Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
mtk.manpages at gmail.com
Tue Dec 19 15:33:33 UTC 2017
On 29 November 2017 at 18:58, Serge E. Hallyn <serge at hallyn.com> wrote:
> Quoting Michael Kerrisk (man-pages) (mtk.manpages at gmail.com):
>> Hi Serge,
>> At the moment man-pages lacks documentation of the namespaced file
>> capability feature that you added with commit
>> 8db6c34f1dbc8e06aa016a9b829b06902c3e1340. Would you be able to send a
>> patch describing the feature?
> Sorry. I'm adding this to my todo list, so I should get to it soon.
A gentle ping...
>> Presumably, the patch would be for the capabilities(7) page (or
>> perhaps for the user_namespaces(7) page, if that seems more
>> appropriate), As well as documenting the semantics, it would be good
>> to include an example or two of the notation that is used for the
>> xattr names.
>> Presumably also there will be some changes in userspace tools
>> (setcap/getcap?). Do you know anything about what's happening there?
>> Michael Kerrisk
>> Linux man-pages maintainer; http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/
>> Linux/UNIX System Programming Training: http://man7.org/training/
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