[lfs-dev] libcap vs libcap-ng
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Fri Oct 24 13:23:17 PDT 2014
I notice that util-linux searches for libcap-ng (last release 0.7.4, 30
April 2014) in order to build setpriv.
I've never used setpriv:
"Sets or queries various Linux privilege settings that are inherited
I don't know how useful that is, but we should probably build it if we can.
Does anyone know if libcap-ng is a drop-in replacement for libcap?
In a related matter, util-linux's configure does the right thing with
./configure ADJTIME_PATH=/var/lib/hwclock/adjtime \
but it gives some warnings. I can avoid the warnings with:
Is that worthwhile?
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