Opened 7 months ago

Closed 6 months ago

#15695 closed enhancement (fixed)

libcap-2.60 (wait for lfs)

Reported by: Bruce Dubbs Owned by: pierre
Priority: normal Milestone: 11.1
Component: BOOK Version: git
Severity: normal Keywords:
Cc:

Description

New minor version.

Change History (3)

comment:1 by pierre, 7 months ago

Owner: changed from blfs-book to pierre
Status: newassigned

comment:2 by pierre, 6 months ago

Release notes for 2.60 2021-10-22 21:29:14 -0700

Some build, code linting fixes, the addition of the cap_fill_flag() API and a memory latency optimization
General improvement in thread safety for libcap and cap package
Minor API change replacing libcap:cap_launch_*() void returning functions with int + errno status returns. This should be backwardly compatible for code.
Added a cap_iab_dup(), and (*cap.IAB).Dup() to API.
Fixed (*cap.IAB).Fill() which was previously malfunctioning for certain Inh and Amb copies.
New features for capsh

--quiet can be used to suppress the start up check that the local libcap is modern enough to name all of the capabilities known to the hosting kernel
Added -+ and =+ arguments. These are fork+exec equivalents to -- and == respectively (that use the cap_launch API).

comment:3 by pierre, 6 months ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: assignedclosed
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