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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>First create a directory
45 to enable storage for the <command>hwclock</command> program:</para>
46
47<screen><userinput remap="pre">mkdir -pv /var/lib/hwclock</userinput></screen>
48
49 <para>Prepare Util-linux for compilation:</para>
50
51<screen><userinput remap="configure">
52./configure ADJTIME_PATH=/var/lib/hwclock/adjtime \
53 --docdir=/usr/share/doc/util-linux-&util-linux-version; \
54 --disable-chfn-chsh \
55 --disable-login \
56 --disable-nologin \
57 --disable-su \
58 --disable-setpriv \
59 --disable-runuser \
60 --disable-pylibmount \
61 --disable-static \
62 --without-python</userinput></screen>
63
64 <variablelist>
65 <title>The meaning of the configure options:</title>
66
67 <varlistentry>
68 <term><parameter>ADJTIME_PATH=/var/lib/hwclock/adjtime</parameter></term>
69 <listitem>
70 <para>This sets the location of the file recording information about
71 the hardware clock in accordance to the FHS. This is not stricly
72 needed for this temporary tool, but it prevents creating a file
73 at another location, which would not be overwritten or removed
74 when building the final util-linux package.</para>
75 </listitem>
76 </varlistentry>
77
78 <varlistentry>
79 <term><parameter>--disable-*</parameter></term>
80 <listitem>
81 <para>These switches prevent warnings about building components
82 that require packages not in LFS or not installed yet.</para>
83 </listitem>
84 </varlistentry>
85
86 <varlistentry>
87 <term><parameter>--without-python</parameter></term>
88 <listitem>
89 <para>This switch disables using <application>Python</application>.
90 It avoids trying to build unneeded bindings.</para>
91 </listitem>
92 </varlistentry>
93
94 </variablelist>
95
96 <para>Compile the package:</para>
97
98<screen><userinput remap="make">make</userinput></screen>
99
100 <para>Install the package:</para>
101
102<screen><userinput remap="install">make install</userinput></screen>
103
104 </sect2>
105
106 <sect2 role="content">
107 <title/>
108
109 <para>Details on this package are located in <xref linkend="contents-utillinux" role="."/></para>
110
111 </sect2>
112
113</sect1>
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