Subject: Re: Removal of the root permission check for SIOCADDMULTI/SIOCDELMULTI
To: None <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: tech-net
Date: 05/20/2005 14:47:00
Bernd Ernesti wrote:
> Hello,
> is it really a good idea to allow that action?
> Even for deleting?

ifioctl in if.c checks for root so the drivers don't have to.

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