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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-ch5-sbu;</seg>
35 <seg>&util-linux-ch5-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">./configure ADJTIME_PATH=/var/lib/hwclock/adjtime \
52 --docdir=/usr/share/doc/util-linux-&util-linux-version; \
53 --disable-chfn-chsh \
54 --disable-login \
55 --disable-nologin \
56 --disable-su \
57 --disable-setpriv \
58 --disable-runuser \
59 --disable-pylibmount \
60 --disable-static \
61 --without-python</userinput></screen>
62
63 <variablelist>
64 <title>The meaning of the configure options:</title>
65<!-- TODO -->
66 <varlistentry>
67 <term><parameter>ADJTIME_PATH=/var/lib/hwclock/adjtime</parameter></term>
68 <listitem>
69 <para>This sets the location of the file recording information about
70 the hardware clock, in accordance to the FHS. This is not stricly
71 needed fot his temporary tool, but it prevent creating a file
72 at another location, which would not be overwritten or removed
73 when building the final util-linux.</para>
74 </listitem>
75 </varlistentry>
76
77 <varlistentry>
78 <term><parameter>--disable-*</parameter></term>
79 <listitem>
80 <para>Those switches prevent warnings about building components
81 that require packages not in LFS or not installed yet.</para>
82 </listitem>
83 </varlistentry>
84
85 <varlistentry>
86 <term><parameter>--without-python</parameter></term>
87 <listitem>
88 <para>This switch disables using <application>Python</application>.
89 It avoids trying to build unneeded bindings.</para>
90 </listitem>
91 </varlistentry>
92
93 </variablelist>
94
95 <para>Compile the package:</para>
96
97<screen><userinput remap="make">make</userinput></screen>
98
99 <para>Install the package:</para>
100
101<screen><userinput remap="install">make install</userinput></screen>
102
103 </sect2>
104
105 <sect2 role="content">
106 <title/>
107
108 <para>Details on this package are located in
109 <xref linkend="contents-utillinux" role="."/></para>
110
111 </sect2>
112
113</sect1>
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