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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 07/10] powerpc/perf: open access for CAP_PERFMON privileged process

On 1/20/20 5:00 PM, Alexey Budankov wrote:
> Open access to monitoring for CAP_PERFMON privileged processes.
> For backward compatibility reasons access to the monitoring remains
> open for CAP_SYS_ADMIN privileged processes but CAP_SYS_ADMIN usage
> for secure monitoring is discouraged with respect to CAP_PERFMON
> capability. Providing the access under CAP_PERFMON capability singly,
> without the rest of CAP_SYS_ADMIN credentials, excludes chances to
> misuse the credentials and makes the operations more secure.
> Signed-off-by: Alexey Budankov<>
> ---

Acked-by: Anju T Sudhakar<>

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