[Slackbuilds-users] 14.0 muse doinst setcap failing.

Felix Pfeifer pfeifer.felix at gmail.com
Wed Feb 27 17:04:59 UTC 2013

On 26 February 2013 16:53, B Watson <yalhcru at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2/26/13, openpandora at free.fr <openpandora at free.fr> wrote:
>>> Also, on ARM device, the setcap fails with a "operation not supported",
>> Oh, i've just realized maybe it's because i'm on ext2 ?
> ext2 should support filesystem capabilities, the same as ext3 and ext4 do.
> Maybe your ARM kernel doesn't have filesystem capabilities built in?
> The muse has at least one unfriendly thing it does, not related to
> capabilities. In the doinst.sh:
> if grep GROUP\=\"audio\" /lib/udev/rules.d/65-permissions.rules >
> /dev/null; then
>   echo > /dev/null
> else
>   sed '/^KERNEL=="rtc\|rtc0"/s!$! , GROUP="audio"!' -i
> /lib/udev/rules.d/65-permissions.rules
> fi
> As I understand it, packages aren't supposed to modify the contents
> of /lib/udev. Instead, the modified rules should get installed
> to /etc/udev/rules.d. Not to mention, modifying the contents of a
> standard rules file is something that can't be undone when the package is
> removed... and if the udev package gets updated after muse is installed,
> muse will break (because the modified 65-permissions.rules will get
> overwritten with one from the new udev).


i will try to fix the doinst.sh during the weekend. I guess the uploaded
SBo script will stay a while in the pending queue though. Thank you guys
for pointing this out.


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