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Wed Jan 11 14:25:37 UTC 2017
Am Mittwoch, 11. Januar 2017 14:20 CET, Felipe Ferreri Tonello <eu at felipetonello.com> schrieb:
> Hi Ralf,
> On 11/01/17 12:52, Ralf Mattes wrote:
> > Am Mittwoch, 11. Januar 2017 13:21 CET, Felipe Ferreri Tonello <eu at felipetonello.com> schrieb:
> >> Hi Ralf,
> >> On 03/01/17 21:37, Ralf Mattes wrote:
> >>> Am Dienstag, 03. Januar 2017 19:31 CET, Felipe Ferreri Tonello <eu at felipetonello.com> schrieb:
> >>>> If sched_setscheduler() returns -1, check if errno is set to EPERM. In
> >>>> this case the user trying to perform this operation does not have
> >>>> CAP_SYS_NICE capability, which is *required*.
> >>>>  http://man7.org/linux/man-pages/man7/capabilities.7.html
> >>>> If you want this type of feature, set CAP_SYS_NICE to the group audio
> >>>> that you are referring.
> >>> ??? How can I grant capabilities to a group? I thought capabilites where either given to
> >>> a user (via /etc/security/capability.conf) or to a binary (by means of setcap).
> >> AFAIK, pam_cap support users and groups.
> > Not according to my local manpages (pam_cap(8) 09/23/2011 and CAPABILITY.CONF(5) -- 09/23/2011).
> > Do you have any y reference for your information?
> I never tested, but try out based on this reference paragraph 2.2.
Yes, but that paragraph seems to be simply wrong. And the code you link to
in  clearly shows that.
> Apparently there are two implementations for pam_cap. One supports the
> other doesn't.
No. That's wrong. pam_cap doesn't support caps by group, your second link points
the pam_capability module. IIRC that was only ever available in OpenSuse. The git log
(single line ...) of that repository doesn't really make me want to integrate it into a seccurity
>  https://github.com/ekline/pamcap/blob/master/pam_capability.c
>  https://github.com/pexip/os-libcap2/blob/master/pam_cap/pam_cap.c
> Good luck.
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