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Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2012 00:41:41 -0400
From: Kurt H Maier <>
Subject: Re: capset() capget() syscalls

On Wed, Sep 05, 2012 at 11:41:46PM -0400, Rich Felker wrote:
> Alternatively, if the kernel and glibc folks could agree (or at least
> the glibc folks), we could develop a new sane API for exposing
> capabilities from libc instead of with a third-party library.

I don't think that's a likely event.  I certainly hope musl feature
decisions don't block on awaiting rational behaviour from the glibc
camp, in particular.  I just don't like the idea of shoving that
single-kernel mess into a libc.

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