pam_cap is provided by the libpam-cap package on x86_64 xenial

Bug #1700812 reported by Matthew Walker on 2017-06-27
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Ubuntu Manpage Repository
libcap2 (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

The man page for pam_cap ( claims that it is provided by the libcap2-bin package. This is incorrect, it is actually provided by the libpam-cap package (which is recommended by libcap2-bin.)

Note, the actual manpage makes no mention of the package. Which is
how it should be, as the manpage comes from upstream and not from

So if this is a bug, it is a bug against

Matthew Walker (mattofak) wrote :

"So if this is a bug, it is a bug against"
Yes, I misspoke. To clarify I'm used to seeing the "provided by" link on to link to the package I need to install to get the thing the man page references. That may just be a false association though.

Serge Hallyn (serge-hallyn) wrote :

@mattofak - thanks for filing the bug. I've linked it to the manpage project. It'll get fixed.

Changed in ubuntu-manpage-repository:
importance: Undecided → Medium
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