Global USE flag

Use Linux capabilities library to control privilege

Packages describing “caps” as local USE flag

Package “caps” Flag Description
kde-frameworks/kinit Capabilities support for improved security and better OOM handling
net-fs/cifs-utils libcap support
sys-apps/coreutils Add Linux capabilities support in output of file utilities (ls, dir, ...) via sys-libs/libcap
sys-apps/smartmontools Build against sys-libs/libcap-ng to allow smartd to drop its privileges.
sys-apps/util-linux build setpriv helper (run programs with diff capabilities)