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chapter 19

git-svn-id: svn://svn.linuxfromscratch.org/BLFS/trunk/BOOK@1197 af4574ff-66df-0310-9fd7-8a98e5e911e0

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  • basicnet/netutils/traceroute/traceroute-desc.xml

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    22<title>Contents</title>
    33
    4 <para>The traceroute package contains <userinput>traceroute</userinput>.</para>
     4<para>The <application>Traceroute</application> package contains <userinput>traceroute</userinput>.</para>
    55
    66</sect2>
     
    99
    1010<sect3><title>traceroute</title>
    11 <para>Traceroute does basically what it says: it traces the route your packets take from the host you are working on to another host on a network, showing all the intermediate steps (routers) along the way.</para></sect3>
     11<para><command>traceroute</command> does basically what it says: it traces the
     12route your packets take from the host you are working on to another host on a
     13network, showing all the intermediate steps (routers) along the way.</para>
     14</sect3>
    1215
    1316</sect2>
  • basicnet/netutils/traceroute/traceroute-exp.xml

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    22<title>Command explanations</title>
    33
    4 <para><screen><userinput>sed 's/-o bin/-o root/'...</userinput></screen>
    5 Adjusts the Makefile so that the program is installed with user root instead
    6 of user bin (which doesn't exist on a default LFS system).</para>
     4<para><screen><command>sed 's/-o bin/-o root/'...</command></screen>
     5Adjusts the <filename>Makefile</filename> so that the program is installed
     6with user root instead of user bin (which doesn't exist on a default
     7<acronym>LFS</acronym> system).</para>
    78
    8 <para><userinput>make install</userinput> : Installs traceroute setuid root
    9 in the <filename>/usr/sbin</filename> directory. This makes it possible for all users to execute
    10 traceroute. For absolute security, turn off the setuid bit in traceroute's
    11 file permissions with the command:
    12 <screen><userinput>chmod 0755 /usr/sbin/traceroute</userinput></screen></para>
     9<para><command>make install</command> : Installs <command>traceroute</command>
     10setuid root in the <filename>/usr/sbin</filename> directory. This makes it
     11possible for all users to execute <command>traceroute</command>. For absolute
     12security, turn off the setuid bit in <command>traceroute</command>'s file
     13permissions with the command:
     14<screen><command>chmod 0755 /usr/sbin/traceroute</command></screen></para>
    1315
    1416<para>The risk is that if a security problem such as a buffer overflow were
    15 ever found in the traceroute code, a regular user on your system could gain
    16 root access if the program is setuid root. Removing the setuid permission
    17 of course also makes it impossible for users other than root to utilize
    18 traceroute, so decide what's right for your individual situation.</para>
     17ever found in the <application>Traceroute</application> code, a regular user
     18on your system could gain root access if the program is setuid root. Removing
     19the setuid permission of course also makes it impossible for users other than
     20root to utilize <command>traceroute</command>, so decide what's right for your
     21individual situation.</para>
    1922
    20 <para>Now, to be completely FHS compliant, as is our aim, if you do leave the
    21 traceroute binary setuid root, then you should move traceroute to
    22 <filename>/usr/bin</filename>
     23<para>Now, to be completely <acronym>FHS</acronym> compliant, as is our aim, if
     24you do leave the <command>traceroute</command> binary setuid root, then you
     25should move <filename>traceroute</filename> to <filename>/usr/bin</filename>
    2326with the following command:
    24 <screen><userinput>mv /usr/sbin/traceroute /usr/bin</userinput></screen></para>
     27<screen><command>mv /usr/sbin/traceroute /usr/bin</command></screen></para>
    2528
    2629<para>This ensures that the binary is in the path for non-root users.</para>
  • basicnet/netutils/traceroute/traceroute-inst.xml

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    11<sect2>
    2 <title>Installation of traceroute</title>
     2<title>Installation of <application>Traceroute</application></title>
    33
    4 <para>Install traceroute by running the following commands:</para>
     4<para>Install <application>Traceroute</application> by running the following
     5commands:</para>
    56
    6 <para><screen><userinput>cp Makefile.in Makefile.in.bak &amp;&amp;
     7<screen><userinput><command>cp Makefile.in Makefile.in.bak &amp;&amp;
    78sed 's/-o bin/-o root/' Makefile.in.bak &gt; Makefile.in &amp;&amp;
    89./configure --prefix=/usr &amp;&amp;
    910make &amp;&amp;
    1011make install &amp;&amp;
    11 make install-man</userinput></screen></para>
     12make install-man</command></userinput></screen>
    1213
    1314</sect2>
  • basicnet/netutils/traceroute/traceroute-intro.xml

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    11<sect2>
    2 <title>Introduction to traceroute</title>
     2<title>Introduction to <application>Traceroute</application></title>
    33
    4 <screen>Download location (HTTP):       <ulink url="&traceroute-download-http;"/>
    5 Download location (FTP):        <ulink url="&traceroute-download-ftp;"/>
    6 Version used:                   &traceroute-version;
    7 Package size:                   &traceroute-size;
    8 Estimated Disk space required:  &traceroute-buildsize;</screen>
     4<para>The <application>Traceroute</application> package contains a program
     5which is used to display the network route that packets take to reach a
     6specified host. This is a standard network troubleshooting tool. If you find
     7yourself unable to connect to another system, traceroute can help pinpoint
     8the problem.</para>
    99
    10 <para>The traceroute package contains the traceroute program, which is used
    11 to display the network route that packets take to reach a specified host. This
    12 is a standard network troubleshooting tool. If you find yourself unable to
    13 connect to another system, traceroute can help pinpoint the problem.</para>
     10<sect3><title>Package information</title>
     11<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
     12<listitem><para>Download (HTTP): <ulink
     13url="&traceroute-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
     14<listitem><para>Download (FTP): <ulink
     15url="&traceroute-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
     16<listitem><para>Download size: &traceroute-size;</para></listitem>
     17<listitem><para>Estimated Disk space required:
     18&traceroute-buildsize;</para></listitem>
     19<listitem><para>Estimated build time:
     20&traceroute-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
     21</sect3>
     22
    1423
    1524</sect2>
  • basicnet/netutils/traceroute/traceroute.ent

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    99<!ENTITY traceroute-download-ftp "ftp://ftp.ee.lbl.gov/traceroute.tar.gz">
    1010<!ENTITY traceroute-size "35 KB">
     11<!ENTITY traceroute-time "">
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