The libcap package implements the user-space interfaces to the POSIX 1003.1e capabilities available in Linux kernels. These capabilities are a partitioning of the all powerful root privilege into a set of distinct privileges.
This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.4 platform.
Download MD5 sum: b4896816b626bea445f0b3849bdd4077
Download size: 72 KB
Estimated disk space required: 1.3 MB
Estimated build time: less than 0.1 SBU
Install libcap by running the following commands:
This package does not come with a test suite.
If you want to disable installing the static library, use this sed:
sed -i '/install.*STALIBNAME/ s/^/#/' libcap/Makefile
Now, as the
make RAISE_SETFCAP=no install && chmod -v 755 /lib/libcap.so
parameter skips trying to use setcap on itself. This avoids an installation
error if the kernel or file system do not support extended
Last updated on 2013-11-09 14:52:59 +0000