[PATCH v2 2/4] perf docs: substitute CAP_SYS_ADMIN with CAP_PERFMON where needed

Alexey Budankov alexey.budankov at linux.intel.com
Thu Apr 23 14:51:48 UTC 2020

On 23.04.2020 16:22, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
> Em Wed, Apr 22, 2020 at 05:44:53PM +0300, Alexey Budankov escreveu:
>> Substitute CAP_SYS_ADMIN with CAP_PERFMON in the docs where admin
>> is mentioned. CAP_SYS_ADMIN still works in keeping with user space
>> backward compatibility approach.
> Same issue as with the previous patch, the documentation is for the
> tool, that may be used in older kernels, so we need to clarify that
> CAP_PERFMON requires updating libcap and the kernel, if that isn't
> possible, then CAP_SYS_ADMIN is needed.

Then it is just extending of single mentioning of "CAP_SYS_ADMIN" with
"CAP_PERFMON or CAP_SYS_ADMIN" where required.


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