Re: Setting file capabilites of files shipped in binary packages
On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 2:17 PM, Ben Hutchings <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-03-14 at 09:17 +0100, Sebastian Harl wrote:
>> > > Would it be fine to do that in postinst?
>> > It must be done in postinst, and you may need to fall back to setuid if
>> > the filesystem does not support setcap.
>> Do you know of a way to find out if the filesystem supports setcap
>> (other than trying out ;-))?
> No, I don't think there's a way to do that programmatically. You would
> just have to try capset and then chmod u+s.
Shouldn't this be done via DH instead of duplicating this code into
lots of postinsts?