[Slackbuilds-users] libcap build fails

Steve sleistinger at verizon.net
Wed Sep 10 11:27:00 UTC 2008

On Wednesday 10 September 2008 04:15:58 am Heinz Wiesinger wrote:
> Steve wrote:
> > Is there a downside to using a jack-audio built without libcap support
> > with respect to Rosegarden and Ardour for example.  If so, should the
> > jack-audio buildscript be returned to its original state?
> No, there is no downside of using a jack built without libcap. I wasn't
> sure myself and talked to one of jack's devs and he made clear that one
> *should not* use libcap with jack, except when they are running a 2.4
> series kernel. The change in the SlackBuild of jack was therefore not to
> avoid the problem mentioned in this thread, but a bugfix. It will not be
> returned to its original state.
> I might rethink this when jack supports libcap also on 2.6 kernels.
> Grs,
> Heinz

Thanks for the clarification!


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