source: chapter07/util-linux.xml@ d7a9421

11.0 11.0-rc1 11.0-rc2 11.0-rc3 11.1 11.1-rc1 arm ml-11.0 multilib s6-init trunk xry111/clfs-ng xry111/glibc-2.34 xry111/lfs-next xry111/tester-nohack
Last change on this file since d7a9421 was d7a9421, checked in by Douglas R. Reno <renodr@…>, 15 months ago

Merge Xi's changes into trunk
Update to meson-0.58.0
Update to systemd-248
Update to gcc-11.1.0
Update to linux-5.12.1
Update to iproute2-5.12.0
Update to Python-3.9.5
Make /bin, /sbin, and /lib symlinks to their counterparts in /usr.
Thanks again for a significant portion of this work goes to Xi, I only
really merged it and made a couple of modifications for my updates. To
LFS 11.x we go!

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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-tools-util-linux" role="wrap">
9 <?dbhtml filename="util-linux.html"?>
10
11 <sect1info condition="script">
12 <productname>util-linux</productname>
13 <productnumber>&util-linux-version;</productnumber>
14 <address>&util-linux-url;</address>
15 </sect1info>
16
17 <title>Util-linux-&util-linux-version;</title>
18
19 <indexterm zone="ch-tools-util-linux">
20 <primary sortas="a-Util-linux">Util-linux</primary>
21 <secondary>tools</secondary>
22 </indexterm>
23
24 <sect2 role="package">
25 <title/>
26
27 <para>The Util-linux package contains miscellaneous utility programs.</para>
28
29 <segmentedlist>
30 <segtitle>&buildtime;</segtitle>
31 <segtitle>&diskspace;</segtitle>
32
33 <seglistitem>
34 <seg>&util-linux-tmp-sbu;</seg>
35 <seg>&util-linux-tmp-du;</seg>
36 </seglistitem>
37 </segmentedlist>
38
39 </sect2>
40
41 <sect2 role="installation">
42 <title>Installation of Util-linux</title>
43
44 <para>The FHS recommends using the <filename
45 class="directory">/var/lib/hwclock</filename> directory instead of the
46 usual <filename class="directory">/etc</filename> directory as the
47 location for the <filename>adjtime</filename> file. Create this directory
48 with:</para>
49
50<screen><userinput remap="pre">mkdir -pv /var/lib/hwclock</userinput></screen>
51
52 <para>Prepare Util-linux for compilation:</para>
53
54<screen><userinput remap="configure">./configure ADJTIME_PATH=/var/lib/hwclock/adjtime \
55 --libdir=/usr/lib \
56 --docdir=/usr/share/doc/util-linux-&util-linux-version; \
57 --disable-chfn-chsh \
58 --disable-login \
59 --disable-nologin \
60 --disable-su \
61 --disable-setpriv \
62 --disable-runuser \
63 --disable-pylibmount \
64 --disable-static \
65 --without-python \
66 runstatedir=/run</userinput></screen>
67
68 <variablelist>
69 <title>The meaning of the configure options:</title>
70
71 <varlistentry>
72 <term><parameter>ADJTIME_PATH=/var/lib/hwclock/adjtime</parameter></term>
73 <listitem>
74 <para>This sets the location of the file recording information about
75 the hardware clock in accordance to the FHS. This is not stricly
76 needed for this temporary tool, but it prevents creating a file
77 at another location, which would not be overwritten or removed
78 when building the final util-linux package.</para>
79 </listitem>
80 </varlistentry>
81
82 <varlistentry>
83 <term><parameter>--libdir=/usr/lib</parameter></term>
84 <listitem>
85 <para>This switch ensures the
86 <filename class="extension">.so</filename> symlinks targeting
87 the shared library file in the same directory
88 (<filename class="directory">/usr/lib</filename>) directly.</para>
89 </listitem>
90 </varlistentry>
91
92 <varlistentry>
93 <term><parameter>--disable-*</parameter></term>
94 <listitem>
95 <para>These switches prevent warnings about building components
96 that require packages not in LFS or not installed yet.</para>
97 </listitem>
98 </varlistentry>
99
100 <varlistentry>
101 <term><parameter>--without-python</parameter></term>
102 <listitem>
103 <para>This switch disables using <application>Python</application>.
104 It avoids trying to build unneeded bindings.</para>
105 </listitem>
106 </varlistentry>
107
108 <varlistentry>
109 <term><parameter>runstatedir=/run</parameter></term>
110 <listitem>
111 <para>This switch sets the location of the socket used by
112 <command>uuidd</command> and
113 <filename class="libraryfile">libuuid</filename> correctly.</para>
114 </listitem>
115 </varlistentry>
116
117 </variablelist>
118
119 <para>Compile the package:</para>
120
121<screen><userinput remap="make">make</userinput></screen>
122
123 <para>Install the package:</para>
124
125<screen><userinput remap="install">make install</userinput></screen>
126
127 </sect2>
128
129 <sect2 role="content">
130 <title/>
131
132 <para>Details on this package are located in <xref linkend="contents-utillinux" role="."/></para>
133
134 </sect2>
135
136</sect1>
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