[Slackbuilds-users] libcap build fails

Menno E. Duursma druiloor at zonnet.nl
Mon Sep 1 22:19:32 UTC 2008

On Sun, 31 Aug 2008, Robby Workman wrote:

> Robert W. Wendel wrote:
>>   I had a problem with libcap 2.11 for 12.1 not compiling.
>>   As strang as it may seem,  I compiled/installed libcap 1.97 for 12.0 . 
>> After doing that, then libcap 2.11 for 12.1 compiled successfully.  Removed 
>> 1.97 and installed 2.11.  Tested the library and 2.11 works ok.
> Interesting...  Surely the newer libcap doesn't depend on itself already
> being installed in order to build.

Well it certainly seems that way to me atm. I don't really have time to
look into this much now though.

> Perhaps something went wrong in the build...  :/

Hmn, i _can_ reproduce this here, probably include path issue. (Possibly
could be some incompatibility between header and kernel aswell).

Suggestions welcome.


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