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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 fuse-download-http "&sourceforge-repo;/fuse/fuse-&fuse-version;.tar.gz">
8 <!ENTITY fuse-download-ftp " ">
9 <!ENTITY fuse-md5sum "7d80d0dc9cc2b9199a0c53787c151205">
10 <!ENTITY fuse-size "548 KB">
11 <!ENTITY fuse-buildsize "7.0 MB">
12 <!ENTITY fuse-time "0.1 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="fuse" xreflabel="Fuse-&fuse-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="fuse.html"?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
20 <date>$Date$</date>
21 </sect1info>
22
23 <title>Fuse-&fuse-version;</title>
24
25 <indexterm zone="fuse">
26 <primary sortas="a-Fuse">Fuse</primary>
27 </indexterm>
28
29 <sect2 role="package">
30 <title>Introduction to Fuse</title>
31
32 <para>
33 <application>FUSE</application> (Filesystem in Userspace) is a simple
34 interface for userspace programs to export a virtual filesystem to the
35 Linux kernel. <application>Fuse</application> also aims to provide a
36 secure method for non privileged users to create and mount their own
37 filesystem implementations.
38 </para>
39
40 &lfs72_checked;
41
42 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
43 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
44 <listitem>
45 <para>
46 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&fuse-download-http;"/>
47 </para>
48 </listitem>
49 <listitem>
50 <para>
51 Download (FTP): <ulink url="&fuse-download-ftp;"/>
52 </para>
53 </listitem>
54 <listitem>
55 <para>
56 Download MD5 sum: &fuse-md5sum;
57 </para>
58 </listitem>
59 <listitem>
60 <para>
61 Download size: &fuse-size;
62 </para>
63 </listitem>
64 <listitem>
65 <para>
66 Estimated disk space required: &fuse-buildsize;
67 </para>
68 </listitem>
69 <listitem>
70 <para>
71 Estimated build time: &fuse-time;
72 </para>
73 </listitem>
74 </itemizedlist>
75
76 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">
77 User Notes: <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/fuse"/>
78 </para>
79 </sect2>
80
81 <sect2 role="kernel" id="fuse-kernel">
82 <title>Kernel Configuration</title>
83
84 <para>
85 Enable the following options in the kernel configuration and recompile the
86 kernel if necessary:
87 </para>
88
89<screen><literal>File systems ---&gt;
90 [*] FUSE (Filesystem in Userspace) support</literal></screen>
91
92 <indexterm zone="fuse fuse-kernel">
93 <primary sortas="d-fuse">fuse</primary>
94 </indexterm>
95 </sect2>
96
97 <sect2 role="installation">
98 <title>Installation of Fuse</title>
99
100 <note>
101 <para>
102 After the <command>configure</command> script has finished you will
103 see a warning shown below. You can safely disregard this warning.
104 </para>
105
106<screen><computeroutput>configure: WARNING:
107******************************************************************
108* Please install util-linux version 2.18 or later which supports *
109* --fake and --no-canonicalize options in mount and umount *
110******************************************************************</computeroutput></screen>
111 </note>
112
113 <para>
114 Install <application>Fuse</application> by running the following
115 commands:
116 </para>
117
118<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr --disable-static INIT_D_PATH=/tmp/init.d &amp;&amp;
119make</userinput></screen>
120
121 <para>
122 If you have <xref linkend="doxygen"/> installed and wish to build the API
123 documentation, issue <command>doxygen doc/Doxyfile</command>.
124 </para>
125
126 <para>
127 This package does not come with a test suite.
128 </para>
129
130 <para>
131 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
132 </para>
133
134<screen role="root"><userinput>make install &amp;&amp;
135
136mv -v /usr/lib/libfuse.so.* /lib &amp;&amp;
137ln -sfv ../../lib/libfuse.so.&fuse-version; /usr/lib/libfuse.so &amp;&amp;
138rm -rf /tmp/init.d &amp;&amp;
139
140install -v -m755 -d /usr/share/doc/fuse-&fuse-version; &amp;&amp;
141install -v -m644 doc/{how-fuse-works,kernel.txt} \
142 /usr/share/doc/fuse-&fuse-version;</userinput></screen>
143
144 <para>
145 If you built the API documentation, install it as the
146 <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user by issuing the
147 following commands:
148 </para>
149
150<screen role="root"><userinput>install -v -m755 -d /usr/share/doc/fuse-&fuse-version;/api &amp;&amp;
151install -v -m644 doc/html/* \
152 /usr/share/doc/fuse-&fuse-version;/api</userinput></screen>
153 </sect2>
154
155 <sect2 role="commands">
156 <title>Command Explanations</title>
157
158 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude"
159 href="../../xincludes/static-libraries.xml"/>
160
161 <para>
162 <parameter>INIT_D_PATH=/tmp/init.d</parameter>: This parameter installs
163 the bootscript into <filename class="directory">/tmp/init.d</filename> as
164 a bootscript is not required.
165 </para>
166
167 <para>
168 <command>mv -v /usr/lib/libfuse.so.* /lib</command>: This moves the
169 <application>FUSE</application> library to the root filesystem
170 so that it is available early in the boot process in case
171 <filename class="directory">/usr</filename> is mounted on a separate
172 partition and <xref linkend="ntfs-3g"/> is built with a system-installed
173 version of <application>FUSE</application>.
174 </para>
175
176 <para>
177 <command>rm -rf /tmp/init.d</command>: This removes the unneeded
178 bootscript.
179 </para>
180
181 </sect2>
182
183 <sect2 role="configuration">
184 <title>Configuring fuse</title>
185
186 <sect3 id="fuse-config">
187 <title>Config Files</title>
188
189 <para>
190 Some options regarding mount policy can be set in the file
191 <filename>/etc/fuse.conf</filename>. To install the file run the
192 following command as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem>
193 user:
194 </para>
195
196<screen role="root"><userinput>cat &gt; /etc/fuse.conf &lt;&lt; "EOF"
197# Set the maximum number of FUSE mounts allowed to non-root users.
198# The default is 1000.
199#
200#mount_max = 1000
201
202# Allow non-root users to specify the 'allow_other' or 'allow_root'
203# mount options.
204#
205#user_allow_other
206EOF</userinput></screen>
207
208 <para>
209 Additional information about the meaning of the configuration
210 options are found in the man page.
211 </para>
212
213 </sect3>
214
215 </sect2>
216
217 <sect2 role="content">
218 <title>Contents</title>
219
220 <segmentedlist>
221 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
222 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
223 <segtitle>Installed Directory</segtitle>
224
225 <seglistitem>
226 <seg>
227 fusermount, mount.fuse and ulockmgr_server
228 </seg>
229 <seg>
230 libfuse.so and libulockmgr.so
231 </seg>
232 <seg>
233 /usr/include/fuse
234 </seg>
235 </seglistitem>
236 </segmentedlist>
237
238 <variablelist>
239 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
240 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
241 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
242
243 <varlistentry id="fusermount">
244 <term><command>fusermount</command></term>
245 <listitem>
246 <para>
247 is a set users ID root program to mount and unmount Fuse
248 filesystems.
249 </para>
250 <indexterm zone="fuse fusermount">
251 <primary sortas="b-fusermount">fusermount</primary>
252 </indexterm>
253 </listitem>
254 </varlistentry>
255
256 <varlistentry id="mount.fuse">
257 <term><command>mount.fuse</command></term>
258 <listitem>
259 <para>
260 is the command <command>mount</command> would call to mount a Fuse
261 filesystem.
262 </para>
263 <indexterm zone="fuse mount.fuse">
264 <primary sortas="b-mount.fuse">mount.fuse</primary>
265 </indexterm>
266 </listitem>
267 </varlistentry>
268
269 <varlistentry id="ulockmgr_server">
270 <term><command>ulockmgr_server</command></term>
271 <listitem>
272 <para>
273 is the Userspace Lock Manager Server for Fuse filesystems.
274 </para>
275 <indexterm zone="fuse ulockmgr_server">
276 <primary sortas="b-ulockmgr_server">ulockmgr_server</primary>
277 </indexterm>
278 </listitem>
279 </varlistentry>
280
281 <varlistentry id="libfuse">
282 <term><filename class="libraryfile">libfuse.so</filename></term>
283 <listitem>
284 <para>
285 contains the <application>FUSE</application> API functions.
286 </para>
287 <indexterm zone="fuse libfuse">
288 <primary sortas="c-libfuse">libfuse.so</primary>
289 </indexterm>
290 </listitem>
291 </varlistentry>
292
293 <varlistentry id="libulockmgr">
294 <term><filename class="libraryfile">libulockmgr.so</filename></term>
295 <listitem>
296 <para>
297 contains the Userspace Lock Manager API functions.
298 </para>
299 <indexterm zone="fuse libulockmgr">
300 <primary sortas="c-libulockmgr">libulockmgr.so</primary>
301 </indexterm>
302 </listitem>
303 </varlistentry>
304 </variablelist>
305
306 </sect2>
307
308</sect1>
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