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Last change on this file since 4949485e was 4949485e, checked in by Ken Moffat <ken@…>, 10 years ago

From the Lost Property Office. Second attempt to check this in, first failed without me noticing! On the face of it, multimedia/ already had the properties, but they didn't show in svn proplist -v.

git-svn-id: svn://svn.linuxfromscratch.org/BLFS/trunk/BOOK@9195 af4574ff-66df-0310-9fd7-8a98e5e911e0

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!-- Change to kernel.org when it gets back there. -->
8 <!ENTITY libcap2-download-http "http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian/pool/main/libc/libcap2/libcap2_&libcap2-version;.orig.tar.gz">
9 <!ENTITY libcap2-download-ftp "ftp://ftp.de.debian.org/debian/pool/main/libc/libcap2/libcap2_&libcap2-version;.orig.tar.gz">
10 <!ENTITY libcap2-md5sum "b4896816b626bea445f0b3849bdd4077">
11 <!ENTITY libcap2-size "72 KB">
12 <!ENTITY libcap2-buildsize "1.3 MB">
13 <!ENTITY libcap2-time "less than 0.1 SBU">
14]>
15
16<sect1 id="libcap2" xreflabel="libcap2-&libcap2-version;">
17 <?dbhtml filename="libcap2.html"?>
18
19 <sect1info>
20 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
21 <date>$Date$</date>
22 </sect1info>
23
24 <title>libcap2-&libcap2-version;</title>
25
26 <indexterm zone="libcap2">
27 <primary sortas="a-libcap2">libcap2</primary>
28 </indexterm>
29
30 <sect2 role="package">
31 <title>Introduction to libcap2</title>
32
33 <para>The <application>libcap2</application> package implements the
34 user-space interfaces to the POSIX 1003.1e capabilities available in Linux
35 kernels. These capabilities are a partitioning of the all powerful root
36 privilege into a set of distinct privileges. </para>
37
38 &lfs70_checked;
39
40 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
41 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
42 <listitem>
43 <para>Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&libcap2-download-http;"/></para>
44 </listitem>
45 <listitem>
46 <para>Download (FTP): <ulink url="&libcap2-download-ftp;"/></para>
47 </listitem>
48 <listitem>
49 <para>Download MD5 sum: &libcap2-md5sum;</para>
50 </listitem>
51 <listitem>
52 <para>Download size: &libcap2-size;</para>
53 </listitem>
54 <listitem>
55 <para>Estimated disk space required: &libcap2-buildsize;</para>
56 </listitem>
57 <listitem>
58 <para>Estimated build time: &libcap2-time;</para>
59 </listitem>
60 </itemizedlist>
61
62 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">libcap2 Dependencies</bridgehead>
63
64 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
65 <para role="required"><xref linkend="attr"/></para>
66
67 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
68 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/libcap2"/></para>
69
70 </sect2>
71
72 <sect2 role="installation">
73 <title>Installation of libcap2</title>
74
75 <para>Install <application>libcap2</application> by running the following
76 commands:</para>
77
78<screen><userinput>make</userinput></screen>
79
80 <para>This package does not come with a test suite.</para>
81 <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
82
83<screen role="root"><userinput>make RAISE_SETFCAP=no install</userinput></screen>
84
85 </sect2>
86
87 <sect2 role="commands">
88 <title>Command Explanations</title>
89
90 <para><parameter>RAISE_SETFCAP=no</parameter>: This parameter skips trying
91 to use <application>setcap</application> on itself. This avoids an installation
92 error if the kernel or file system do not support extended capabilities.</para>
93
94 </sect2>
95
96 <sect2 role="content">
97 <title>Contents</title>
98
99 <segmentedlist>
100 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
101 <segtitle>Installed Library</segtitle>
102 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
103
104 <seglistitem>
105 <seg>capsh, getcap, getpcaps, and setcap</seg>
106 <seg>libcap.{so,a}</seg>
107 <seg>None</seg>
108 </seglistitem>
109 </segmentedlist>
110
111 <variablelist>
112 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
113 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
114 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
115
116 <varlistentry id="capsh">
117 <term><command>capsh</command></term>
118 <listitem>
119 <para>is a shell wrapper to exploredand constraine capability support.</para>
120 <indexterm zone="libcap2 capsh">
121 <primary sortas="b-capsh">capsh</primary>
122 </indexterm>
123 </listitem>
124 </varlistentry>
125
126 <varlistentry id="getcap">
127 <term><command>getcap</command></term>
128 <listitem>
129 <para>examines file capabilities.</para>
130 <indexterm zone="libcap2 getcap">
131 <primary sortas="b-getcap">getcap</primary>
132 </indexterm>
133 </listitem>
134 </varlistentry>
135
136 <varlistentry id="getpcaps">
137 <term><command>getpcaps</command></term>
138 <listitem>
139 <para>displays the capabilities on the queried process(es).</para>
140 <indexterm zone="libcap2 getpcaps">
141 <primary sortas="b-getpcaps">getpcaps</primary>
142 </indexterm>
143 </listitem>
144 </varlistentry>
145
146 <varlistentry id="setcap">
147 <term><command>setcap</command></term>
148 <listitem>
149 <para>sets file file capabilities.</para>
150 <indexterm zone="libcap2 setcap">
151 <primary sortas="b-setcap">setcap</primary>
152 </indexterm>
153 </listitem>
154 </varlistentry>
155
156 <varlistentry id="libcap2-lib">
157 <term><filename class='libraryfile'>libcap2.{so,a}</filename></term>
158 <listitem>
159 <para>contains the <application>libcap2</application> API functions.</para>
160 <indexterm zone="libcap2 libcap2-lib">
161 <primary sortas="c-libcap2">libcap2.{so,a}</primary>
162 </indexterm>
163 </listitem>
164 </varlistentry>
165
166 </variablelist>
167
168 </sect2>
169
170</sect1>
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