[Drbd-dev] [PATCH 2/2 v2] netlink: kill eff_cap from struct netlink_skb_parms

David Miller davem at davemloft.net
Fri Mar 4 02:38:31 CET 2011

From: Evgeniy Polyakov <zbr at ioremap.net>
Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2011 04:29:56 +0300

> Hi.
> On Thu, Mar 03, 2011 at 11:37:46PM +0100, Lars Ellenberg (lars.ellenberg at 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.

Yes, please it would really help us with what we're trying to do here.

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