ptrace, pokerstars and Ubuntu 10.10

Scott Ritchie scott at
Sun Sep 12 21:24:36 CDT 2010

On 09/12/2010 05:57 PM, Mike Kaplinskiy wrote:
> CAP_NET_RAW should enable ping to work just fine I think. setuid seems
> a little too dangerous on the current wineserver, we don't do many
> checks and a few bugs on our side will turn the os into windows, and
> not in a good way. Better stick to cap's for now while we don't need
> all the uid 0 features.
> Mike.

Will today's Wine actually make use of CAP_NET_RAW if it has it on Linux?

Perhaps more importantly, could Wine include a "wineping" program that
has CAP_NET_RAW so we can get programs that use pings working without
letting arbitrary programs craft their own raw sockets?

Scott Ritchie

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