Introduction to libseccomp

The libseccomp package provides an easy to use and platform independent interface to the Linux kernel's syscall filtering mechanism.



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Package Information

libseccomp Dependencies


Which-2.21 (needed for tests), Valgrind-3.22.0, and LCOV

Installation of libseccomp

Install libseccomp by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr --disable-static &&

To test the results, issue: make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--disable-static: This switch prevents installation of static versions of the libraries.


Installed Program: scmp_sys_resolver
Installed Library:
Installed Directories: None

Short Descriptions


is used to resolve system calls for applications

contains API functions for translating syscalls