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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 nspr-download-http "https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/nspr/releases/v&nspr-version;/src/nspr-&nspr-version;.tar.gz">
8<!-- <!ENTITY nspr-download-ftp "ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/nspr/releases/v&nspr-version;/src/nspr-&nspr-version;.tar.gz">-->
9 <!ENTITY nspr-download-ftp " ">
10 <!ENTITY nspr-md5sum "9c44298a6fc478b3c0a4e98f4f9981ed">
11 <!ENTITY nspr-size "1.1 MB">
12 <!ENTITY nspr-buildsize "10 MB">
13 <!ENTITY nspr-time "less than 0.1 SBU">
14]>
15
16<sect1 id="nspr" xreflabel="NSPR-&nspr-version;">
17 <?dbhtml filename="nspr.html"?>
18
19 <sect1info>
20 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
21 <date>$Date$</date>
22 </sect1info>
23
24 <title>NSPR-&nspr-version;</title>
25
26 <indexterm zone="nspr">
27 <primary sortas="a-NSPR">NSPR</primary>
28 </indexterm>
29
30 <sect2 role="package">
31 <title>Introduction to NSPR</title>
32
33 <para>
34 <application>Netscape Portable Runtime</application> (NSPR) provides a
35 platform-neutral API for system level and libc like functions.
36 </para>
37
38 &lfs80_checked;
39
40 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
41 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
42 <listitem>
43 <para>
44 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&nspr-download-http;"/>
45 </para>
46 </listitem>
47 <listitem>
48 <para>
49 Download (FTP): <ulink url="&nspr-download-ftp;"/>
50 </para>
51 </listitem>
52 <listitem>
53 <para>
54 Download MD5 sum: &nspr-md5sum;
55 </para>
56 </listitem>
57 <listitem>
58 <para>
59 Download size: &nspr-size;
60 </para>
61 </listitem>
62 <listitem>
63 <para>
64 Estimated disk space required: &nspr-buildsize;
65 </para>
66 </listitem>
67 <listitem>
68 <para>
69 Estimated build time: &nspr-time;
70 </para>
71 </listitem>
72 </itemizedlist>
73
74 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">
75 User Notes: <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/nspr"/>
76 </para>
77 </sect2>
78
79 <sect2 role="installation">
80 <title>Installation of NSPR</title>
81
82 <para>
83 Install <application>NSPR</application> by running the following commands:
84 </para>
85
86<screen><userinput>cd nspr &amp;&amp;
87sed -ri 's#^(RELEASE_BINS =).*#\1#' pr/src/misc/Makefile.in &amp;&amp;
88sed -i 's#$(LIBRARY) ##' config/rules.mk &amp;&amp;
89
90./configure --prefix=/usr \
91 --with-mozilla \
92 --with-pthreads \
93 $([ $(uname -m) = x86_64 ] &amp;&amp; echo --enable-64bit) &amp;&amp;
94make</userinput></screen>
95
96 <para>
97 This package does not come with a test suite.
98 </para>
99
100 <para>
101 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
102 </para>
103
104<screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
105 </sect2>
106
107 <sect2 role="commands">
108 <title>Command Explanations</title>
109
110 <para>
111 <command>sed -ri 's#^(RELEASE_BINS =).*#\1#'
112 pr/src/misc/Makefile.in</command>: This sed disables installing two unneeded
113 scripts.
114 </para>
115
116 <para>
117 <command>sed -i 's#$(LIBRARY) ##' config/rules.mk</command>: This sed disables
118 installing the static libraries.
119 </para>
120
121 <para>
122 <parameter>--with-mozilla</parameter>: This parameter adds Mozilla support
123 to the libraries (required if you want to build any other Mozilla
124 products and link them to these libraries).
125 </para>
126
127 <para>
128 <parameter>--with-pthreads</parameter>: This parameter forces use of the
129 system pthread library.
130 </para>
131
132 <para>
133 <parameter>$([ $(uname -m) = x86_64 ] &amp;&amp; echo
134 --enable-64bit)</parameter>: The --enable-64bit parameter is
135 <emphasis>required</emphasis> on an x86_64 system to prevent
136 <command>configure</command> failing with a claim that this is a system
137 without pthread support. The [ $(uname -m) = x86_64 ] test ensures it has
138 no effect on a 32 bit system.
139 </para>
140
141 </sect2>
142
143 <sect2 role="content">
144 <title>Contents</title>
145
146 <segmentedlist>
147 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
148 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
149 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
150
151 <seglistitem>
152 <seg>
153 nspr-config
154 </seg>
155 <seg>
156 libnspr4.so, libplc4.so and libplds4.so
157 </seg>
158 <seg>
159 /usr/include/nspr
160 </seg>
161 </seglistitem>
162 </segmentedlist>
163
164 <variablelist>
165 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
166 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
167 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
168
169 <varlistentry id="nspr-config">
170 <term><command>nspr-config</command></term>
171 <listitem>
172 <para>
173 provides compiler and linker options to other packages that use
174 <application>NSPR</application>.
175 </para>
176 <indexterm zone="nspr nspr-config">
177 <primary sortas="b-nspr-config">nspr-config</primary>
178 </indexterm>
179 </listitem>
180 </varlistentry>
181
182 <varlistentry id="libnspr4">
183 <term><filename class='libraryfile'>libnspr4.so</filename></term>
184 <listitem>
185 <para>
186 contains functions that provide platform independence for non-GUI
187 operating system facilities such as threads, thread synchronization,
188 normal file and network I/O, interval timing and calendar time,
189 basic memory management and shared library linking.
190 </para>
191 <indexterm zone="nspr libnspr4">
192 <primary sortas="c-libnspr4">libnspr4.so</primary>
193 </indexterm>
194 </listitem>
195 </varlistentry>
196
197 <varlistentry id="libplc4">
198 <term><filename class='libraryfile'>libplc4.so</filename></term>
199 <listitem>
200 <para>
201 contains functions that implement many of the features offered by
202 libnspr4
203 </para>
204 <indexterm zone="nspr libplc4">
205 <primary sortas="c-libplc4">libplc4.so</primary>
206 </indexterm>
207 </listitem>
208 </varlistentry>
209
210 <varlistentry id="libplds4">
211 <term><filename class='libraryfile'>libplds4.so</filename></term>
212 <listitem>
213 <para>
214 contains functions that provide data structures.
215 </para>
216 <indexterm zone="nspr libplds4">
217 <primary sortas="c-libplds4">libplds4.so</primary>
218 </indexterm>
219 </listitem>
220 </varlistentry>
221
222 </variablelist>
223
224 </sect2>
225
226</sect1>
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