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Mostly text updates in Chapter 8.
There are a couple of minor command changes.

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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-attr" role="wrap">
9 <?dbhtml filename="attr.html"?>
10
11 <sect1info condition="script">
12 <productname>attr</productname>
13 <productnumber>&attr-version;</productnumber>
14 <address>&attr-url;</address>
15 </sect1info>
16
17 <title>Attr-&attr-version;</title>
18
19 <indexterm zone="ch-system-attr">
20 <primary sortas="a-Attr">Attr</primary>
21 </indexterm>
22
23 <sect2 role="package">
24 <title/>
25
26 <para>The attr package contains utilities to administer the extended
27 attributes on filesystem objects.</para>
28
29 <segmentedlist>
30 <segtitle>&buildtime;</segtitle>
31 <segtitle>&diskspace;</segtitle>
32
33 <seglistitem>
34 <seg>&attr-fin-sbu;</seg>
35 <seg>&attr-fin-du;</seg>
36 </seglistitem>
37 </segmentedlist>
38
39 </sect2>
40
41 <sect2 role="installation">
42 <title>Installation of Attr</title>
43
44 <para>Prepare Attr for compilation:</para>
45
46<screen revision="sysv"><userinput remap="configure">./configure --prefix=/usr \
47 --bindir=/bin \
48 --disable-static \
49 --sysconfdir=/etc \
50 --docdir=/usr/share/doc/attr-&attr-version;</userinput></screen>
51
52<screen revision="systemd"><userinput remap="configure">./configure --prefix=/usr \
53 --disable-static \
54 --sysconfdir=/etc \
55 --docdir=/usr/share/doc/attr-&attr-version;</userinput></screen>
56
57 <para>Compile the package:</para>
58
59<screen><userinput remap="make">make</userinput></screen>
60
61 <para>The tests need to be run on a filesystem that supports extended
62 attributes such as the ext2, ext3, or ext4 filesystems.
63 To test the results, issue:</para>
64
65<screen><userinput remap="test">make check</userinput></screen>
66
67 <para>Install the package:</para>
68
69<screen><userinput remap="install">make install</userinput></screen>
70
71 <para>The shared library needs to be moved to
72 <filename class="directory">/lib</filename>, and as a result the
73 <filename class="extension">.so</filename> file in
74 <filename class="directory">/usr/lib</filename> will need to be recreated:</para>
75
76<screen><userinput remap="install">mv -v /usr/lib/libattr.so.* /lib
77ln -sfv ../../lib/$(readlink /usr/lib/libattr.so) /usr/lib/libattr.so</userinput></screen>
78
79 </sect2>
80
81 <sect2 id="contents-attr" role="content">
82 <title>Contents of Attr</title>
83
84 <segmentedlist>
85 <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
86 <segtitle>Installed library</segtitle>
87 <segtitle>Installed directories</segtitle>
88
89 <seglistitem>
90 <seg>attr, getfattr, and setfattr</seg>
91 <seg>libattr.so</seg>
92 <seg>/usr/include/attr and /usr/share/doc/attr-&attr-version;</seg>
93 </seglistitem>
94 </segmentedlist>
95
96 <variablelist>
97 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
98 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
99 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
100
101 <varlistentry id="attr">
102 <term><command>attr</command></term>
103 <listitem>
104 <para>Extends attributes on filesystem objects</para>
105 <indexterm zone="ch-system-attr attr">
106 <primary sortas="b-attr">attr</primary>
107 </indexterm>
108 </listitem>
109 </varlistentry>
110
111 <varlistentry id="getfattr">
112 <term><command>getfattr</command></term>
113 <listitem>
114 <para>Gets the extended attributes of filesystem objects</para>
115 <indexterm zone="ch-system-attr getfattr">
116 <primary sortas="b-getfattr">getfattr</primary>
117 </indexterm>
118 </listitem>
119 </varlistentry>
120
121 <varlistentry id="setfattr">
122 <term><command>setfattr</command></term>
123 <listitem>
124 <para>Sets the extended attributes of filesystem objects</para>
125 <indexterm zone="ch-system-attr setfattr">
126 <primary sortas="b-setfattr">setfattr</primary>
127 </indexterm>
128 </listitem>
129 </varlistentry>
130
131 <varlistentry id="libattr">
132 <term><filename class="libraryfile">libattr</filename></term>
133 <listitem>
134 <para>Contains the library functions for manipulating extended attributes</para>
135 <indexterm zone="ch-system-attr libattr">
136 <primary sortas="c-libattr">libattr</primary>
137 </indexterm>
138 </listitem>
139 </varlistentry>
140
141 </variablelist>
142
143 </sect2>
144
145</sect1>
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