6.19. Libcap2-2.21

The Libcap2 package contains libraries for Linux Capabilities.

Approximate build time: 0.1 SBU
Required disk space: 468 KB

6.19.1. Installation of Libcap2

Compile the package:


This package does not come with a test suite.

Install the package:

make install
mv -v /lib/libcap.a /usr/lib
rm -v /lib/libcap.so
ln -sfv ../../lib/libcap.so.2 /usr/lib/libcap.so

6.19.2. Contents of Libcap2

Installed program: libcap2

Short Descriptions


contains the libcap2 API functions