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Old 03-08-2011, 01:50 PM
Patrick McHardy
 
Default netlink: kill eff_cap from struct netlink_skb_parms

Am 04.03.2011 02:29, schrieb Evgeniy Polyakov:
> Hi.
>
> On Thu, Mar 03, 2011 at 11:37:46PM +0100, Lars Ellenberg (lars.ellenberg@linbit.com) wrote:
>> If so, then this change introduces the possibility for normal users to
>> send privileged commands to connector based subsystems, even if they
>> may not be able to bind() to suitable sockets to receive any replies.
>>
>> Am I missing something?
>
> Yup, connector is very async at that place, but I wonder why the hell I
> ever made that decision. I believe we can replace it with pure sync call
> of the registered connector callback, since netlink is synchronous and
> no one has any problem with it.
>

Are you going to do this or do you want me to take care of it?

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Old 03-08-2011, 05:54 PM
Patrick McHardy
 
Default netlink: kill eff_cap from struct netlink_skb_parms

Am 08.03.2011 19:32, schrieb Evgeniy Polyakov:
> Hi Patrick.
>
> On Tue, Mar 08, 2011 at 03:50:47PM +0100, Patrick McHardy (kaber@trash.net) wrote:
>>> Yup, connector is very async at that place, but I wonder why the hell I
>>> ever made that decision. I believe we can replace it with pure sync call
>>> of the registered connector callback, since netlink is synchronous and
>>> no one has any problem with it.
>>
>> Are you going to do this or do you want me to take care of it?
>
> I will return back at the end of the week and will take care of this
> problem. I will not mind if you complete it first though

Thanks Evgeniy, I'll give it a shot.

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