Wireshark-bugs: [Wireshark-bugs] [Bug 10247] Configure --enable-setcap-install does not set capa
Date: Wed, 02 Jul 2014 21:01:59 +0000

Comment # 13 on bug 10247 from
My only thought would be: what if it's not a human doing "make install"?

E.g., when building the RPM (or, presumably, the .deb) there's a tool running
"make install" (into a temporary location).

At least with the RPM there's really no point in using
"--enable-setcap-install" (because the spec file controls the dumpcap
permissions) but it doesn't mean somebody might not change the configure line
within the spec file.

(Of course my other thought is: I thought sudo was declared a bad idea--and
dead--like 20 years ago.  But it seems to be used more and more in certain

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