[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH] iproute2: revert add libcap support, enabled in ip-full

Stijn Tintel stijn at linux-ipv6.be
Mon Mar 16 07:50:20 EDT 2020

On 16/03/2020 09:37, Hans Dedecker wrote:
>>> One would argue that ip-full should correspond to the full fledged
>>> version of the packet. If the dependency of an external package is the
>>> issue, how about making a different variant with HAVE_CAP support? It
>>> could be called ip-really-full (or ip-fullest).
Yet another ip package seems messy to me.
>> Try to get libcap into the OpenWrt base system and enable HAVE_CAP
>> afterwards?
> I'm in favor of this approach as currently a part of the ip-full
> functionality is broken and I see ip-full for now and in the future as
> a core package
+1 for moving libcap to core. Other packages could benefit from it too
(lldpd comes to mind).


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