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Re: libcap2?

From: Svante Signell
Subject: Re: libcap2?
Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2011 10:20:25 +0200

On Mon, 2011-08-15 at 15:53 +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Svante Signell, le Sun 14 Aug 2011 22:10:51 +0200, a écrit :
> > Any chances of porting libpcap2 to GNU/{hurd,kfreebsd-*}?

> Not an easy task, particularly since GNU/Hurd does not really have a
> Linux-like capability system.


> > Or should build dependencies for these archs avoid it?
> Probably.

Which is best, to create a dummy package or file bugs for every package
reverse depending on it? 

According to 
# apt-cache rdepends libcap2|wc -l

Interesting packages: zsh, bind9, syslog-ng, wodim, smbclient,
pulseaudio*, gnome-keyring, ntpdate, etc.

Not so few packages to check/modify and file bugs for.

> > Consequences?
> Not much I guess.

See above.

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