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libcap-dev - POSIX 1003.1e capabilities (development)

Libcap implements the user-space interfaces to the POSIX 1003.1e capabilities available in Linux kernels. These capabilities are a partitioning of the all powerful root privilege into a set of distinct privileges.
This package contains the development files.
2.32
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2.25
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2.24
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Ubuntu iconUbuntu 19.04 disco/maindeb1:2.25-22019-02-1122.7 kiB95 kiB
Ubuntu iconUbuntu 19.10 eoan/maindeb1:2.25-22019-06-1722.7 kiB95 kiB
Ubuntu iconUbuntu 20.04 focal/maindeb1:2.32-12020-02-2832.4 kiB134 kiB
Ubuntu iconUbuntu 16.04 LTS xenial/maindeb1:2.24-122017-11-1022.5 kiB94 kiB

Manual pages

cap_clear(3)

cap_clear, cap_clear_flag, cap_get_flag, cap_set_flag, cap_compare - capability data object manipulation

cap_copy_ext(3)

cap_copy_ext, cap_size, cap_copy_int - capability state external representation translation

cap_from_text(3)

cap_from_text, cap_to_text, cap_to_name, cap_from_name - capability state textual representation translation

cap_get_file(3)

cap_get_file, cap_set_file, cap_get_fd, cap_set_fd - capability manipulation on files

cap_get_proc(3)

cap_get_proc, cap_set_proc, capgetp, cap_get_bound, cap_drop_bound - capability manipulation on processes

cap_init(3)

cap_init, cap_free, cap_dup - capability data object storage management

libpsx(3)

psx_syscall3, psx_syscall6 - POSIX semantics for system calls

Latest updates

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Ubuntu 20.04 focal-proposed/main: Version 1:2.32-1 removed

2020-02-28
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Ubuntu 20.04 focal/main: Updated from 1:2.27-1 to 1:2.32-1

2020-02-28
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Ubuntu 20.04 focal-proposed/main: Updated from 1:2.31-1 to 1:2.32-1

2020-02-17
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Ubuntu 20.04 focal-proposed/main: Version 1:2.31-1 introduced

2020-02-10
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Ubuntu 20.04 focal/main: Version 1:2.27-1 introduced

2020-01-07
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Ubuntu 19.10 eoan/main: Version 1:2.25-2 reintroduced

2019-08-19
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Ubuntu 19.10 eoan/main: Version 1:2.25-2 removed

2019-08-19
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Ubuntu 19.10 eoan/main: Version 1:2.25-2 reintroduced

2019-08-14
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Ubuntu 19.10 eoan/main: Version 1:2.25-2 removed

2019-08-14
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Ubuntu 19.10 eoan/main: Version 1:2.25-2 reintroduced

2019-08-02
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Ubuntu 19.10 eoan/main: Version 1:2.25-2 removed

2019-08-01
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Ubuntu 19.10 eoan/main: Version 1:2.25-2 introduced

2019-06-17
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Ubuntu 19.04 disco-proposed/main: Version 1:2.25-2 removed

2019-02-11
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Ubuntu 19.04 disco/main: Updated from 1:2.25-1.2 to 1:2.25-2

2019-02-11
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Debian 10.0 buster/main: Updated from 1:2.25-1.2 to 1:2.25-2

2019-02-09
  • Acknowledge NMUs.
    Thanks, Matthias Klose and Helmut Grohne!
  • d/upstream/signing-key.asc:
    • Add Andrew G. Morgan's public OpenPGP key
  • d/watch:
    • Update to format version 4
    • Check vor a valid signature
  • d/control:
    • Bump Standards-Version to 4.3.0
    • Drop Priority of libcap2
      Priority for this library should be "optional", which is already the Priority of the source package
    • Switch Build-Depends from debhelper to debhelper-compat
    • Bump Build-Depends for debhelper to 12
    • Update Vcs-* URLs to point to Salsa
    • Switch Homepage to https
  • d/compat:
    • Drop, as made obsolete by debhelper-compat
  • d/rules:
    • Switch from dh_install to dh_missing
    • Drop override_dh_strip
      It was only needed for the dbgsym migration
  • d/tests/executables:
    • Rename ADTTMP to AUTOPKGTEST_TMP
      ADT* variables were renamed in autopkgtest (4.0)
  • d/manpages/getpcaps.1:
    • Reproduce section "TEXTUAL REPRESENTATION" from cap_from_text(3) Closes: #826733
    • Fix program name get_pcaps -> getpcaps
  • d/copyright:
    • Add patches/*, and bump copyrights
    • Switch MRCF Policy URI to https
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Ubuntu 19.04 disco-proposed/main: Version 1:2.25-2 introduced

2019-02-07
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Ubuntu 19.04 disco/main: Version 1:2.25-1.2 introduced

2019-01-14
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Ubuntu 18.10 cosmic/main: Version 1:2.25-1.2 introduced

2019-01-14
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Debian 10.0 buster/main: Updated from 1:2.25-1.1 to 1:2.25-1.2

2017-12-07
  • Non-maintainer upload.
Helmut Grohne
  • Fix for FTCBFS, libcap.pc has bad libdir (Closes: #871714)
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS bionic-proposed/main: Version 1:2.25-1.2 removed

2017-12-02

Related packages

libcap - Library for getting and setting POSIX.1e capabilities
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