[vdr] [ANNOUNCE] VDR developer version 1.3.38

Patrick Cernko errror at errror.org
Tue Jan 10 07:47:05 CET 2006


Tommi Lundell wrote:
> Peter Bieringer wrote:
> 
>>
>> For those who get following error during compilation (like me on Fedora
>> Core 4):
>>
>> vdr.c:34:28: error: sys/capability.h: No such file or directory
>> vdr.c: In function 'bool SetCapSysTime()':
>> vdr.c:106: error: 'cap_t' was not declared in this scope
>> vdr.c:106: error: expected `;' before 'caps'
>> vdr.c:107: error: 'caps' was not declared in this scope
>> vdr.c:111: error: 'caps' was not declared in this scope
>> vdr.c:111: error: 'cap_set_proc' was not declared in this scope
>> vdr.c:113: error: 'cap_free' was not declared in this scope
>> vdr.c:116: error: 'caps' was not declared in this scope
>> vdr.c:116: error: 'cap_free' was not declared in this scope
>> make: *** [vdr.o] Error 1
>>
>> The missing file is included in package "libcap-devel".
>>
>>     Peter
>>  
>>
> 
> Hello
> 
> I use debian (testing release) and after installing "apt-get install
> libcap-bin libcap-dev libcap1" packages vdr (1.3.38) compiling fine.
> But when i try to start it "source/vdr/vdr-1.3.38# ./vdr -c /etc/vdr -L
> /usr/local/lib/vdr/ -w 60 -E /var/cache/vdr/ -Pdxr3" I get error "vdr:
> cap_set_proc failed: Operation not permitted"
> 
> Even command "./vdr --help" gives that "vdr: cap_set_proc failed:
> Operation not permitted" error.
> 
> Any idea how i get vdr 1.3.38  working?
> 

I remember that  once did a "modprobe capability" as the module seams
not to be loaded automatically on capability access. So this might be a
reason for capabilities access to fail.

@Klaus: Maybe you should make a note in the documentation about that.
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