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Restore suid bit for xorg server

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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 xorg-server-download-http "&xorg-download-http;/xserver/xorg-server-&xorg-server-version;.tar.bz2">
8 <!ENTITY xorg-server-download-ftp "&xorg-download-ftp;/xserver/xorg-server-&xorg-server-version;.tar.bz2">
9 <!ENTITY xorg-server-md5sum "c9fc7e21e11286dbedd22c00df652130">
10 <!ENTITY xorg-server-size "5.8 MB">
11 <!ENTITY xorg-server-buildsize "256 MB (with tests)">
12 <!ENTITY xorg-server-time "0.8 SBU (using parallelism=4; with tests)">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="xorg-server" xreflabel="Xorg-Server-&xorg-server-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="xorg-server.html"?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
20 <date>$Date$</date>
21 </sect1info>
22
23 <title>Xorg-Server-&xorg-server-version;</title>
24
25 <indexterm zone="xorg-server">
26 <primary sortas="a-xorg-server">xorg-server</primary>
27 </indexterm>
28
29 <sect2 role="package">
30 <title>Introduction to Xorg Server</title>
31
32 <para>
33 The <application>Xorg</application> Server is the core
34 of the X Window system.
35 </para>
36
37 &lfs84_checked;
38
39 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
40 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
41 <listitem>
42 <para>
43 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&xorg-server-download-http;"/>
44 </para>
45 </listitem>
46 <listitem>
47 <para>
48 Download (FTP): <ulink url="&xorg-server-download-ftp;"/>
49 </para>
50 </listitem>
51 <listitem>
52 <para>
53 Download MD5 sum: &xorg-server-md5sum;
54 </para>
55 </listitem>
56 <listitem>
57 <para>
58 Download size: &xorg-server-size;
59 </para>
60 </listitem>
61 <listitem>
62 <para>
63 Estimated disk space required: &xorg-server-buildsize;
64 </para>
65 </listitem>
66 <listitem>
67 <para>
68 Estimated build time: &xorg-server-time;
69 </para>
70 </listitem>
71 </itemizedlist>
72
73<!-- Prime support is now automatically added in DRI3, and this patch
74 may break things on some setups.
75 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Additional Downloads</bridgehead>
76 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
77 <listitem>
78 <para>
79 Optional patch:
80 <ulink url="&patch-root;/xorg-server-&xorg-server-version;-add_prime_support-1.patch"/>
81 </para>
82 </listitem>
83 </itemizedlist>-->
84
85 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Xorg Server Dependencies</bridgehead>
86
87 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
88 <para role="required">
89 <xref linkend="pixman"/> and
90 <xref linkend="xorg7-font"/> (for the font-util package), and at runtime:
91 <xref role="runtime" linkend="xkeyboard-config"/>
92 </para>
93
94 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Recommended</bridgehead>
95 <para role="recommended">
96 <phrase revision="sysv"><xref linkend="elogind"/></phrase>
97 <xref linkend="libepoxy"/> (needed for glamor and Xwayland),
98 <phrase revision="sysv"><xref role="runtime" linkend="polkit"/> (runtime),
99 </phrase><xref linkend="wayland"/> (needed for Xwayland),
100 <phrase revision="sysv">, and</phrase> <xref linkend="wayland-protocols"/>
101 <phrase revision="systemd">, and <xref linkend="systemd"/></phrase>
102 </para>
103
104 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
105 <para role="optional">
106 <xref role="runtime" linkend="acpid"/> (runtime),
107 <xref linkend="doxygen"/> (to build API documentation),
108 <xref linkend="fop"/> (to build documentation),
109 <xref linkend="nettle"/>,
110 <xref linkend="libgcrypt"/>,
111 <xref linkend="xcb-util-keysyms"/>,
112 <xref linkend="xcb-util-image"/>,
113 <xref linkend="xcb-util-renderutil"/>,
114 <xref linkend="xcb-util-wm"/> (all three to build Xephyr),
115 <xref linkend="xmlto"/> (to build documentation),
116 <ulink url="http://download.savannah.gnu.org/releases/libunwind">libunwind</ulink>, and
117 <ulink url="https://www.x.org/archive/individual/doc/">xorg-sgml-doctools</ulink> (to build documentation)
118 </para>
119
120 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
121 <ulink url='&blfs-wiki;/Xorg7Server'/>
122 </para>
123 </sect2>
124
125 <sect2 role="installation">
126 <title>Installation of Xorg Server</title>
127<!-- Patch removed
128 <para>
129 If you have downloaded the optional patch, apply it by running the
130 following command:
131 </para>
132
133<screen><userinput>patch -Np1 -i ../xorg-server-&xorg-server-version;-add_prime_support-1.patch</userinput></screen>-->
134
135 <para>
136 Install the server by running the following commands:
137 </para>
138
139<screen><userinput>./configure $XORG_CONFIG \
140 --enable-glamor \
141 --enable-install-setuid \
142 --enable-suid-wrapper \
143 --with-xkb-output=/var/lib/xkb &amp;&amp;
144make</userinput></screen>
145
146 <para>
147 To test the results, issue: <command>make check</command>. You
148 will need to run <command>ldconfig</command> as the <systemitem
149 class="username">root</systemitem> user first or some tests may fail.
150 </para>
151
152 <para>
153 Now as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem>
154 user:
155 </para>
156
157<screen role="root" revision="sysv"><userinput>make install &amp;&amp;
158mkdir -pv /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d &amp;&amp;
159cat &gt;&gt; /etc/sysconfig/createfiles &lt;&lt; "EOF"
160<literal>/tmp/.ICE-unix dir 1777 root root
161/tmp/.X11-unix dir 1777 root root</literal>
162EOF</userinput></screen>
163
164<screen role="root" revision="systemd"><userinput>make install &amp;&amp;
165mkdir -pv /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d</userinput></screen>
166
167 </sect2>
168
169 <sect2 role="commands">
170 <title>Command Explanations</title>
171
172 <para>
173 <parameter>--enable-glamor</parameter>: Build the Glamor DIX (Device
174 Independent X) module which is currently used by: R600 or later radeon
175 video chipsets, the modesetting driver (which is part of this package)
176 for hardware using KMS which offers acceleration, and (optionally) the
177 intel driver.
178 </para>
179
180 <para>
181 <parameter>--enable-suid-wrapper</parameter>: Build suid-root wrapper for
182 legacy driver support on rootless xserver systems.
183 </para>
184<!--
185 <para>
186 <option>- -disable-systemd-logind - -enable-install-setuid</option>:
187 These switches disable <phrase revision="systemd">systemd-logind</phrase>
188 <phrase revision="sysv">elogind</phrase> integration and restore the
189 setuid bit to the Xorg executable, allowing Xorg Server to work
190 without having the <phrase revision="systemd">systemd</phrase>
191 <phrase revision="elogind">elogind</phrase> PAM module configured.
192 </para>
193-->
194 <para revision="sysv">
195 <command>cat &gt;&gt; /etc/sysconfig/createfiles...</command>: This
196 command creates the <filename class="directory">/tmp/.ICE-unix</filename>
197 and <filename class="directory">/tmp/.X11-unix</filename> directories at
198 startup, and ensures that the permissions and ownership are correct as
199 required by the server.
200 </para>
201
202 <para>
203 <option>--enable-dmx</option>: Build DMX (Distributed Multihead X)
204 server.
205 </para>
206
207 <para>
208 <option>--enable-kdrive</option>: this option allows the
209 <command>configure</command> script to enable Xephyr if its dependencies
210 are met.
211 </para>
212
213 </sect2>
214
215 <sect2 role="content">
216 <title>Contents</title>
217
218 <segmentedlist>
219 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
220 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
221 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
222
223 <seglistitem>
224 <seg>
225 cvt, gtf, X, Xnest, Xorg, and Xvfb; optional: dmxaddinput,
226 dmxaddscreen, dmxinfo, dmxreconfig, dmxresize, dmxrminput,
227 dmxrmscreen, dmxtodmx, dmxwininfo, vdltodmx, Xdmx, xdmxconfig, Xephyr,
228 Xfbdev and Xwayland
229 </seg>
230 <seg>
231 several under $XORG_PREFIX/lib/xorg/modules/{,drivers,extensions}
232 including modesetting_drv.so
233 </seg>
234 <seg>
235 $XORG_PREFIX/{include/xorg,lib/xorg,share/X11/xorg.conf.d} and
236 /var/lib/xkb
237 </seg>
238 </seglistitem>
239 </segmentedlist>
240
241 <variablelist>
242 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
243 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
244 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
245
246 <varlistentry id="cvt-x7">
247 <term><command>cvt</command></term>
248 <listitem>
249 <para>
250 calculates VESA CVT mode lines.
251 </para>
252 <indexterm zone="xorg-server cvt-x7">
253 <primary sortas="b-cvt">cvt</primary>
254 </indexterm>
255 </listitem>
256 </varlistentry>
257
258 <varlistentry id="dmx-x7">
259 <term><command>dmx*</command></term>
260 <listitem>
261 <para>
262 are various tools used for manipulating the dmx server.
263 </para>
264 <indexterm zone="xorg-server dmx-x7">
265 <primary sortas="b-dmx">dmx*</primary>
266 </indexterm>
267 </listitem>
268 </varlistentry>
269
270 <varlistentry id="gtf-x7">
271 <term><command>gtf</command></term>
272 <listitem>
273 <para>
274 calculates VESA GTF mode lines.
275 </para>
276 <indexterm zone="xorg-server gtf-x7">
277 <primary sortas="b-gtf">gtf</primary>
278 </indexterm>
279 </listitem>
280 </varlistentry>
281
282 <varlistentry id="vdltodmx-x7">
283 <term><command>vdltodmx</command></term>
284 <listitem>
285 <para>
286 is a tool used to convert VDL config files to DMX config
287 files.
288 </para>
289 <indexterm zone="xorg-server vdltodmx-x7">
290 <primary sortas="b-vdltodmx">vdltodmx</primary>
291 </indexterm>
292 </listitem>
293 </varlistentry>
294
295 <varlistentry id="X-x7">
296 <term><command>X</command></term>
297 <listitem>
298 <para>
299 is a symbolic link to Xorg.
300 </para>
301 <indexterm zone="xorg-server X-x7">
302 <primary sortas="b-X">X</primary>
303 </indexterm>
304 </listitem>
305 </varlistentry>
306
307 <varlistentry id="Xdmx">
308 <term><command>Xdmx</command></term>
309 <listitem>
310 <para>
311 is a proxy X server that uses one or more other X servers as
312 its display devices.
313 </para>
314 <indexterm zone="xorg-server Xdmx">
315 <primary sortas="b-Xdmx">Xdmx</primary>
316 </indexterm>
317 </listitem>
318 </varlistentry>
319
320 <varlistentry id="Xephyr-x7">
321 <term><command>Xephyr</command></term>
322 <listitem>
323 <para>
324 is a nested X server which supports modern X extensions.
325 </para>
326 <indexterm zone="xorg-server Xephyr-x7">
327 <primary sortas="b-Xephyr">Xephyr</primary>
328 </indexterm>
329 </listitem>
330 </varlistentry>
331
332 <varlistentry id="Xnest-x7">
333 <term><command>Xnest</command></term>
334 <listitem>
335 <para>
336 is a nested X server.
337 </para>
338 <indexterm zone="xorg-server Xnest-x7">
339 <primary sortas="b-Xnest">Xnest</primary>
340 </indexterm>
341 </listitem>
342 </varlistentry>
343
344 <varlistentry id="Xorg-x7">
345 <term><command>Xorg</command></term>
346 <listitem>
347 <para>
348 is the X11R7 X Server.
349 </para>
350 <indexterm zone="xorg-server Xorg-x7">
351 <primary sortas="b-Xorg">Xorg</primary>
352 </indexterm>
353 </listitem>
354 </varlistentry>
355
356 <varlistentry id="Xvfb-x7">
357 <term><command>Xvfb</command></term>
358 <listitem>
359 <para>
360 is the virtual framebuffer X server for X Version 11.
361 </para>
362 <indexterm zone="xorg-server Xvfb-x7">
363 <primary sortas="b-Xvfb">Xvfb</primary>
364 </indexterm>
365 </listitem>
366 </varlistentry>
367
368 <varlistentry id="xdmxconfig-x7">
369 <term><command>xdmxconfig</command></term>
370 <listitem>
371 <para>
372 is a graphical configuration utility for the dmx server.
373 </para>
374 <indexterm zone="xorg-server xdmxconfig-x7">
375 <primary sortas="b-xdmxconfig">xdmxconfig</primary>
376 </indexterm>
377 </listitem>
378 </varlistentry>
379
380 <varlistentry id="Xwayland-x7">
381 <term><command>Xwayland</command></term>
382 <listitem>
383 <para>
384 allows the X server to run X clients under wayland (i.e. wayland
385 provides the input devices and handles the presentation of the
386 windows).
387 </para>
388 <indexterm zone="xorg-server Xwayland-x7">
389 <primary sortas="b-Xwayland">Xwayland</primary>
390 </indexterm>
391 </listitem>
392 </varlistentry>
393
394 <varlistentry id="modesetting_drv-x7">
395 <term><filename class="libraryfile">modesetting_drv.so</filename></term>
396 <listitem>
397 <para>
398 provides a video driver for machines using Kernel Mode Setting (KMS).
399 This will use glamor if that has been enabled and the hardware offers
400 acceleration.
401 </para>
402 <indexterm zone="xorg-server modesetting_drv-x7">
403 <primary sortas="c-modesetting_drv">modesetting_drv.so</primary>
404 </indexterm>
405 </listitem>
406 </varlistentry>
407
408 </variablelist>
409
410 </sect2>
411
412</sect1>
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