source: BOOK/final-system/common/libcap.xml @ d4764b6

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Add patch to fix libcap

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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
8<sect1 id="ch-system-libcap" role="wrap">
9  <?dbhtml filename="libcap.html"?>
10
11  <title>Libcap-&libcap-version;</title>
12
13  <indexterm zone="ch-system-libcap">
14    <primary sortas="a-Libcap">Libcap</primary>
15  </indexterm>
16
17  <sect2 role="package">
18    <title/>
19
20    <para>Libcap is a library for getting and setting POSIX.1e
21    (formerly POSIX 6) draft 15 capabilities.</para>
22
23  </sect2>
24
25  <sect2 role="installation">
26    <title>Installation of Libcap</title>
27
28    <para os="p1">Apply the following patch to fix a problem with Libcap's
29    installed header files:</para>
30
31<screen os="p2"><userinput>patch -Np1 -i ../libcap-&libcap-version;-uapi-1.patch</userinput></screen>
32
33    <para os="a">Compile the package:</para>
34
35<screen os="b"><userinput>make</userinput></screen>
36
37    <para os="c">This package does not come with a test suite.</para>
38
39    <para os="d">Install the package:</para>
40
41<screen os="e"><userinput>make lib=lib install
42chmod -v 755 /lib/libcap.so.&libcap-version;
43rm /lib/libcap.so
44ln -sfv ../../lib/libcap.so.2 /usr/lib/libcap.so
45mv -v /lib/libcap.a /usr/lib</userinput></screen>
46
47  </sect2>
48
49  <sect2 id="contents-libcap" role="content">
50    <title>Contents of Libcap</title>
51
52    <segmentedlist>
53      <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
54      <segtitle>Installed libraries</segtitle>
55
56      <seglistitem>
57        <seg>capsh, setcap, getpcaps, getcap</seg>
58        <seg>libcap.[a,so]</seg>
59      </seglistitem>
60    </segmentedlist>
61
62    <variablelist>
63      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
64      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
65      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
66
67      <varlistentry id="capsh">
68        <term><command>capsh</command></term>
69        <listitem>
70          <para>Capability support and use can be explored and constrained
71          with this tool</para>
72          <indexterm zone="ch-system-libcap capsh">
73            <primary sortas="b-capsh">capsh</primary>
74          </indexterm>
75        </listitem>
76      </varlistentry>
77
78      <varlistentry id="setcap">
79        <term><command>setcap</command></term>
80        <listitem>
81          <para>Sets file capabilities</para>
82          <indexterm zone="ch-system-libcap setcap">
83            <primary sortas="b-setcap">setcap</primary>
84          </indexterm>
85        </listitem>
86      </varlistentry>
87
88      <varlistentry id="getpcaps">
89        <term><command>getpcaps</command></term>
90        <listitem>
91          <para>Displays the capabilities on the queried process(es)</para>
92          <indexterm zone="ch-system-libcap getpcaps">
93            <primary sortas="b-getpcaps">getpcaps</primary>
94          </indexterm>
95        </listitem>
96      </varlistentry>
97
98      <varlistentry id="getcap">
99        <term><command>getcap</command></term>
100        <listitem>
101          <para>Wxamines file capabilities</para>
102          <indexterm zone="ch-system-libcap getcap">
103            <primary sortas="b-getcap">getcap</primary>
104          </indexterm>
105        </listitem>
106      </varlistentry>
107
108      <varlistentry id="libcap">
109        <term><filename class="libraryfile">libcap</filename></term>
110        <listitem>
111          <para>Library for setting and clearing POSIX.1e capabilities</para>
112          <indexterm zone="ch-system-libcap libcap">
113            <primary sortas="c-libcap">libcap</primary>
114          </indexterm>
115        </listitem>
116      </varlistentry>
117
118    </variablelist>
119
120  </sect2>
121
122</sect1>
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