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Clean up III. General Libraries and Utilities

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY pilot-link-download-http "http://downloads.pilot-link.org/pilot-link-&pilot-link-version;.tar.bz2">
8 <!ENTITY pilot-link-download-ftp "&gentoo-ftp-repo;/pilot-link-&pilot-link-version;.tar.bz2">
9 <!ENTITY pilot-link-md5sum "c1f4db8f32a2ee916fedb9a2dac8aa26">
10 <!ENTITY pilot-link-size "964 KB">
11 <!ENTITY pilot-link-buildsize "20 MB">
12 <!ENTITY pilot-link-time "0.4 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="pilot-link" xreflabel="pilot-link-&pilot-link-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="pilot-link.html"?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
20 <date>$Date$</date>
21 </sect1info>
22
23 <title>pilot-link-&pilot-link-version;</title>
24
25 <indexterm zone="pilot-link">
26 <primary sortas="a-Pilot-link">Pilot-link</primary>
27 </indexterm>
28
29 <sect2 role="package">
30 <title>Introduction to pilot-link</title>
31
32 <para>The <application>pilot-link</application> package provides a suite of
33 tools containing a series of conduits, libraries, and language bindings for
34 moving information to and from your Palm device and your desktop or
35 server/workstation system, as well as across a network.</para>
36
37 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
38 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
39 <listitem>
40 <para>Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&pilot-link-download-http;"/></para>
41 </listitem>
42 <listitem>
43 <para>Download (FTP): <ulink url="&pilot-link-download-ftp;"/></para>
44 </listitem>
45 <listitem>
46 <para>Download MD5 sum: &pilot-link-md5sum;</para>
47 </listitem>
48 <listitem>
49 <para>Download size: &pilot-link-size;</para>
50 </listitem>
51 <listitem>
52 <para>Estimated disk space required: &pilot-link-buildsize;</para>
53 </listitem>
54 <listitem>
55 <para>Estimated build time: &pilot-link-time;</para>
56 </listitem>
57 </itemizedlist>
58
59 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Additional Downloads</bridgehead>
60 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
61 <listitem>
62 <para>Required patch: <ulink
63 url="&patch-root;/pilot-link-&pilot-link-version;-bindings_fix-1.patch"/></para>
64 </listitem>
65 </itemizedlist>
66
67 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">pilot-link Dependencies</bridgehead>
68
69 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
70 <para role="optional"><xref linkend="libpng"/>,
71 <xref linkend="popt"/>,
72 <xref linkend="libusb-compat"/>,
73 <xref linkend="icedtea6"/> or <xref linkend="jdk"/>,
74 <xref linkend="tcl"/>,
75 <xref linkend="python2"/>,
76 <ulink url="http://www.bluez.org/">BlueZ</ulink>, and
77 <ulink url="http://perens.com/FreeSoftware/">Electric Fence</ulink></para>
78
79 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
80 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/pilot-link"/></para>
81
82 </sect2>
83
84 <sect2 role="kernel" id="pilot-link-kernel">
85 <title>Kernel Configuration</title>
86
87 <indexterm zone="pilot-link pilot-link-kernel">
88 <primary sortas="d-USB-Palm-devices">USB Palm devices</primary>
89 </indexterm>
90
91 <para>You may need to configure the <quote>USB_SERIAL_VISOR</quote> device
92 into the kernel before your system can communicate with your Palm device.
93 Add this device by enabling the following kernel parameter setting and
94 rebuilding the kernel (and modules, if applicable):</para>
95
96<screen><literal>Device Drivers:
97 USB support:
98 USB Serial Converter support:
99 USB Handspring Visor / Palm m50x / Sony Client Driver</literal></screen>
100
101 <para>For additional information about connecting your USB Palm device,
102 see: <ulink url="http://www.pilot-link.org/README.usb"/>.</para>
103
104 </sect2>
105
106 <sect2 role="installation">
107 <title>Installation of pilot-link</title>
108
109 <para>Install <application>pilot-link</application> by running the following
110 commands:</para>
111
112<screen><userinput>patch -Np1 -i ../pilot-link-&pilot-link-version;-bindings_fix-1.patch &amp;&amp;
113./configure --prefix=/usr \
114 --enable-threads \
115 --enable-conduits \
116 --with-perl &amp;&amp;
117make</userinput></screen>
118
119 <para>To test the results, issue: <command>make check</command>.</para>
120
121 <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
122
123<screen role="root"><userinput>make install &amp;&amp;
124install -v -m755 -d /usr/share/doc/pilot-link-&pilot-link-version; &amp;&amp;
125install -v -m644 README doc/{README.*,TODO,CodingGuidelines} \
126 /usr/share/doc/pilot-link-&pilot-link-version;</userinput></screen>
127
128 </sect2>
129
130 <sect2 role="commands">
131 <title>Command Explanations</title>
132
133 <para><parameter>--enable-threads</parameter>: This parameter is required
134 to link the threading library into the build.</para>
135
136 <para><parameter>--enable-conduits</parameter>: This parameter is required
137 to build the userspace programs. Omit it if you only need the
138 <application>pilot-link</application> libraries.</para>
139
140 <para><parameter>--with-perl</parameter>: This parameter is required to
141 build the <application>Perl</application> bindings.</para>
142
143 <para><option>--with-java --with-tcl=/usr/lib
144 --with-python</option>: Use any or all of these options to enable the
145 respective language bindings desired.</para>
146
147 </sect2>
148
149 <sect2 role="content">
150 <title>Contents</title>
151
152 <segmentedlist>
153 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
154 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
155 <segtitle>Installed Bindings</segtitle>
156 <segtitle>Installed Directory</segtitle>
157
158 <seglistitem>
159 <seg>pilot-650foto, pilot-addresses, pilot-clip, pilot-csd,
160 pilot-debugsh, pilot-dedupe, pilot-dlpsh, pilot-file, pilot-foto,
161 pilot-getram, pilot-getrom, pilot-getromtoken, pilot-hinotes,
162 pilot-ietf2datebook, pilot-install-datebook, pilot-install-expenses,
163 pilot-install-hinote, pilot-install-memo, pilot-install-netsync,
164 pilot-install-todo, pilot-install-todos, pilot-install-user,
165 pilot-memos, pilot-nredir, pilot-read-expenses, pilot-read-ical,
166 pilot-read-notepad, pilot-read-palmpix, pilot-read-screenshot,
167 pilot-read-todos, pilot-read-veo, pilot-reminders, pilot-schlep,
168 pilot-sync-plan, pilot-treofoto, pilot-undelete, pilot-wav,
169 pilot-xfer and optionally, pitclsh</seg>
170 <seg>libjpisock.so JDK library,
171 libpitcl.{so,a} <application>Tcl</application> library,
172 _pisock.so <application>Python</application> module and
173 Pilot.so <application>Perl</application> module</seg>
174 <seg>/usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/&lfs-perl-version;/i686-linux/auto/PDA,
175 /usr/share/doc/pilot-link-0.12.2 and/usr/share/pilot-link</seg>
176 </seglistitem>
177 </segmentedlist>
178
179 <variablelist>
180 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
181 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
182 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
183
184 <varlistentry id="pilot-link-programs">
185 <term><command>pilot-link programs and utilities</command></term>
186 <listitem>
187 <para>Describing the functionality of each
188 <application>pilot-link</application> program and utility would take several
189 pages. Instead, after you've installed the package, review the
190 <application>pilot-link</application> man page
191 (<command>man pilot-link</command>). If you wish to review before installing
192 the package, unpack the tarball and issue
193 <command>man doc/man/pilot-link.7.in</command>.</para>
194 <indexterm zone="pilot-link pilot-link-programs">
195 <primary sortas="b-pilot-link-programs">pilot-link programs</primary>
196 </indexterm>
197 </listitem>
198 </varlistentry>
199 </variablelist>
200
201 </sect2>
202
203</sect1>
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