Capabilities: Difference between 'e' and 'p' flags

Solution Unverified - Updated -

Issue

Why 'e' and 'p' flags must be used with setcap to have capabilities enabled?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8

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