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Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2011 10:44:26 -0400
From: Eric Paris <>
To: Vasiliy Kulikov <>
        " Stephen Smalley" <>,
        James Morris <>, Eric Paris <>,
        John Johansen <>,,
Subject: Re: [RFC v2] security: intoduce ptrace_task_may_access_current

On 06/20/2011 10:43 AM, Vasiliy Kulikov wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 10:22 -0400, Eric Paris wrote:
>> serge even if you disagree with all of that, you are definitely
>> going to need to review the capability changes added here.
>> Personally I'd like to see all of the capability changes done as a
>> separate patch from the ptrace changes.
> I'm afraid the patch series will not be bisectable (capabilities and
> ptrace code are very interconnected), but I'll try.

Just add the new functions, describe them, document them, but don't use 
them.  Then use them in the second patch.


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