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Fix test time for tar

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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
8<sect1 id="ch-system-tar" role="wrap">
9 <?dbhtml filename="tar.html"?>
10
11 <sect1info condition="script">
12 <productname>tar</productname>
13 <productnumber>&tar-version;</productnumber>
14 <address>&tar-url;</address>
15 </sect1info>
16
17 <title>Tar-&tar-version;</title>
18
19 <indexterm zone="ch-system-tar">
20 <primary sortas="a-Tar">Tar</primary>
21 </indexterm>
22
23 <sect2 role="package">
24 <title/>
25
26 <para>The Tar package contains an archiving program.</para>
27
28 <segmentedlist>
29 <segtitle>&buildtime;</segtitle>
30 <segtitle>&diskspace;</segtitle>
31
32 <seglistitem>
33 <seg>&tar-ch6-sbu;</seg>
34 <seg>&tar-ch6-du;</seg>
35 </seglistitem>
36 </segmentedlist>
37
38 </sect2>
39
40 <sect2 role="installation">
41 <title>Installation of Tar</title>
42<!--
43 <para>Add a program that generates a man page for tar from the source code:</para>
44
45 <screen><userinput remap="pre">patch -Np1 -i ../&tar-manpage-patch;</userinput></screen>
46-->
47 <para>Prepare Tar for compilation:</para>
48
49<screen><userinput remap="configure">FORCE_UNSAFE_CONFIGURE=1 \
50./configure --prefix=/usr \
51 --bindir=/bin</userinput></screen>
52
53 <variablelist>
54 <title>The meaning of the configure options:</title>
55
56 <varlistentry>
57 <term><envar>FORCE_UNSAFE_CONFIGURE=1</envar></term>
58 <listitem>
59 <para>This forces the test for <function>mknod</function> to be run
60 as root. It is generally considered dangerous to run this test as
61 the root user, but as it is being run on a system that has only been
62 partially built, overriding it is OK.</para>
63 </listitem>
64 </varlistentry>
65 </variablelist>
66
67 <para>Compile the package:</para>
68
69<screen><userinput remap="make">make</userinput></screen>
70
71 <para>To test the results (about 3 SBU), issue:</para>
72
73<screen><userinput remap="test">make check</userinput></screen>
74
75 <para>One test, link mismatch, is known to fail.</para>
76
77 <para>Install the package:</para>
78
79<screen><userinput remap="install">make install
80make -C doc install-html docdir=/usr/share/doc/tar-&tar-version;</userinput></screen>
81
82 </sect2>
83
84
85 <sect2 id="contents-tar" role="content">
86 <title>Contents of Tar</title>
87
88 <segmentedlist>
89 <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
90 <segtitle>Installed directory</segtitle>
91
92 <seglistitem>
93 <seg>tar</seg>
94 <seg>/usr/share/doc/tar-&tar-version;</seg>
95 </seglistitem>
96 </segmentedlist>
97
98 <variablelist>
99 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
100 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
101 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
102
103 <varlistentry id="tar">
104 <term><command>tar</command></term>
105 <listitem>
106 <para>Creates, extracts files from, and lists the contents of archives,
107 also known as tarballs</para>
108 <indexterm zone="ch-system-tar tar">
109 <primary sortas="b-tar">tar</primary>
110 </indexterm>
111 </listitem>
112 </varlistentry>
113
114 </variablelist>
115
116 </sect2>
117
118</sect1>
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