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Last change on this file since 105034a was 105034a, checked in by Igor Živković <igor@…>, 8 years ago

optionally disable installing static nettle libraries

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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 nettle-download-http "http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/nettle/nettle-&nettle-version;.tar.gz">
8 <!ENTITY nettle-download-ftp "ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/nettle/nettle-&nettle-version;.tar.gz">
9 <!ENTITY nettle-md5sum "003d5147911317931dd453520eb234a5">
10 <!ENTITY nettle-size "1.5 MB">
11 <!ENTITY nettle-buildsize "94 MB">
12 <!ENTITY nettle-time "0.6 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="nettle" xreflabel="Nettle-&nettle-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="nettle.html"?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
20 <date>$Date$</date>
21 </sect1info>
22
23 <title>Nettle-&nettle-version;</title>
24
25 <indexterm zone="nettle">
26 <primary sortas="a-Nettle">Nettle</primary>
27 </indexterm>
28
29 <sect2 role="package">
30 <title>Introduction to Nettle</title>
31
32 <para>
33 The <application>Nettle</application> package contains the low-level
34 cryptographic library that is designed to fit easily in many contexts.
35 </para>
36
37 &lfs74_checked;
38
39 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
40 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
41 <listitem>
42 <para>
43 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&nettle-download-http;"/>
44 </para>
45 </listitem>
46 <listitem>
47 <para>
48 Download (FTP): <ulink url="&nettle-download-ftp;"/>
49 </para>
50 </listitem>
51 <listitem>
52 <para>
53 Download MD5 sum: &nettle-md5sum;
54 </para>
55 </listitem>
56 <listitem>
57 <para>
58 Download size: &nettle-size;
59 </para>
60 </listitem>
61 <listitem>
62 <para>
63 Estimated disk space required: &nettle-buildsize;
64 </para>
65 </listitem>
66 <listitem>
67 <para>
68 Estimated build time: &nettle-time;
69 </para>
70 </listitem>
71 </itemizedlist>
72
73 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Nettle Dependencies</bridgehead>
74
75 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
76 <para role="optional">
77 <xref linkend="openssl"/>
78 </para>
79
80 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
81 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/nettle"/>
82 </para>
83 </sect2>
84
85 <sect2 role="installation">
86 <title>Installation of Nettle</title>
87
88 <para>Install <application>Nettle</application> by running the following
89 commands:</para>
90
91<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr &amp;&amp;
92make</userinput></screen>
93
94 <para>
95 To test the results, issue: <command>make check</command>.
96 </para>
97
98 <para>
99 If you want to disable installing the static library, use this sed:
100 </para>
101
102<screen><userinput>sed -i '/^install-here/ s/install-static//' Makefile</userinput></screen>
103
104 <para>
105 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
106 </para>
107
108<screen role="root"><userinput>make install &amp;&amp;
109chmod -v 755 /usr/lib/libhogweed.so.2.5 /usr/lib/libnettle.so.4.7 &amp;&amp;
110install -v -m755 -d /usr/share/doc/nettle-&nettle-version; &amp;&amp;
111install -v -m644 nettle.html /usr/share/doc/nettle-&nettle-version;</userinput></screen>
112
113 </sect2>
114
115 <sect2 role="content">
116 <title>Contents</title>
117
118 <segmentedlist>
119 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
120 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
121 <segtitle>Installed Directory</segtitle>
122
123 <seglistitem>
124 <seg>
125 nettle-hash, nettle-lfib-stream, pkcs1-conv and sexp-conv
126 </seg>
127 <seg>
128 libhogweed.{so,a} and libnettle.{so,a}
129 </seg>
130 <seg>
131 /usr/include/nettle
132 </seg>
133 </seglistitem>
134 </segmentedlist>
135
136 <variablelist>
137 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
138 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
139 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
140
141 <varlistentry id="nettle-hash">
142 <term><command>nettle-hash</command></term>
143 <listitem>
144 <para>
145 calulates a hash value using a specified algorithm.
146 </para>
147 <indexterm zone="nettle nettle-hash">
148 <primary sortas="b-nettle-hash">nettle-hash</primary>
149 </indexterm>
150 </listitem>
151 </varlistentry>
152
153 <varlistentry id="nettle-lfib-stream">
154 <term><command>nettle-lfib-stream</command></term>
155 <listitem>
156 <para>
157 outputs a sequence of pseudorandom (non-cryptographic) bytes, using
158 Knuth's lagged fibonacci generator. The stream is useful for testing,
159 but should not be used to generate cryptographic keys or anything
160 else that needs real randomness.
161 </para>
162 <indexterm zone="nettle nettle-lfib-stream">
163 <primary sortas="b-nettle-lfib-stream">nettle-lfib-stream</primary>
164 </indexterm>
165 </listitem>
166 </varlistentry>
167
168 <varlistentry id="pkcs1-conv">
169 <term><command>pkcs1-conv</command></term>
170 <listitem>
171 <para>
172 converts private and public RSA keys from PKCS #1 format to
173 sexp format.
174 </para>
175 <indexterm zone="nettle pkcs1-conv">
176 <primary sortas="b-pkcs1-conv">pkcs1-conv</primary>
177 </indexterm>
178 </listitem>
179 </varlistentry>
180
181 <varlistentry id="sexp-conv">
182 <term><command>sexp-conv</command></term>
183 <listitem>
184 <para>
185 converts an s-expression to a different encoding.
186 </para>
187 <indexterm zone="nettle sexp-conv">
188 <primary sortas="b-sexp-conv">sexp-conv</primary>
189 </indexterm>
190 </listitem>
191 </varlistentry>
192
193 </variablelist>
194
195 </sect2>
196
197</sect1>
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