libcap (uclibc)

Robert Connolly robert at
Wed Feb 20 16:08:30 PST 2008

On Wednesday February 20 2008 09:23:25 am Kevin Day wrote:
> On Feb 19, 2008 7:58 PM, Robert Connolly <robert at> 
> > On Tuesday February 19 2008 08:39:20 pm Chris Buxton wrote:
> > > I got the uClibc book to work almost all the way through - I had some
> > > problems near the end of chapter 6, but I overcame them by replacing
> > > some packages with busybox. However, I quickly thereafter ran into
> > > problems with some proprietary software that needed to be installed,
> > > and was forced to start over with glibc.
> >
> > There's a package called 'statifier'. If you can get it to work (it
> > works, with patience), that will link all dependency libraries into
> > programs and shared libraries. This way you can run ati's xorg libraries
> > which are linked to glibc, on a uclibc host without glibc libraries. You
> > can even use glibc files from a distro if you don't have them available.
> >
> > robert
> I take it this is the program you are mentioning?


> >From what it reads, am I correct to say that this must be done on a
> glibc system first, and then have the created file moved to a uClibc
> system?

I may be wrong, but I don't think the Glibc libraries need to be installed on 
the system. You should be able to unpack Slackware's Glibc package, and tell 
statifier to use those files.

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