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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-inetutils" role="wrap">
9 <?dbhtml filename="inetutils.html"?>
10
11 <sect1info condition="script">
12 <productname>inetutils</productname>
13 <productnumber>&inetutils-version;</productnumber>
14 <address>&inetutils-url;</address>
15 </sect1info>
16
17 <title>Inetutils-&inetutils-version;</title>
18
19 <indexterm zone="ch-system-inetutils">
20 <primary sortas="a-Inetutils">Inetutils</primary>
21 </indexterm>
22
23 <sect2 role="package">
24 <title/>
25
26 <para>The Inetutils package contains programs for basic networking.</para>
27
28 <segmentedlist>
29 <segtitle>&buildtime;</segtitle>
30 <segtitle>&diskspace;</segtitle>
31
32 <seglistitem>
33 <seg>&inetutils-fin-sbu;</seg>
34 <seg>&inetutils-fin-du;</seg>
35 </seglistitem>
36 </segmentedlist>
37
38 </sect2>
39
40 <sect2 role="installation">
41 <title>Installation of Inetutils</title>
42
43 <para>Prepare Inetutils for compilation:</para>
44
45<screen><userinput remap="configure">./configure --prefix=/usr \
46 --bindir=/usr/bin \
47 --localstatedir=/var \
48 --disable-logger \
49 --disable-whois \
50 --disable-rcp \
51 --disable-rexec \
52 --disable-rlogin \
53 --disable-rsh \
54 --disable-servers</userinput></screen>
55
56 <variablelist>
57 <title>The meaning of the configure options:</title>
58
59 <varlistentry>
60 <term><parameter>--disable-logger</parameter></term>
61 <listitem>
62 <para>This option prevents Inetutils from installing the
63 <command>logger</command> program, which is used by scripts to
64 pass messages to the System Log Daemon. Do not install it because
65 Util-linux installs a more recent version.</para>
66 </listitem>
67 </varlistentry>
68
69 <varlistentry>
70 <term><parameter>--disable-whois</parameter></term>
71 <listitem>
72 <para>This option disables the building of the Inetutils
73 <command>whois</command> client, which is out of date. Instructions for
74 a better <command>whois</command> client are in the BLFS book.</para>
75 </listitem>
76 </varlistentry>
77
78 <varlistentry>
79 <term><parameter>--disable-r*</parameter></term>
80 <listitem>
81 <para>These parameters disable building obsolete programs that should not
82 be used due to security issues. The functions provided by these
83 programs can be provided by the <application>openssh</application>
84 package in the BLFS book.</para>
85 </listitem>
86 </varlistentry>
87
88 <varlistentry>
89 <term><parameter>--disable-servers</parameter></term>
90 <listitem>
91 <para>This disables the installation of the various network servers
92 included as part of the Inetutils package. These servers are deemed not
93 appropriate in a basic LFS system. Some are insecure by nature and are
94 only considered safe on trusted networks. Note that
95 better replacements are available for many of these servers.</para>
96 </listitem>
97 </varlistentry>
98
99 </variablelist>
100
101 <para>Compile the package:</para>
102
103<screen><userinput remap="make">make</userinput></screen>
104
105 <para>To test the results, issue:</para>
106
107<screen><userinput remap="test">make check</userinput></screen>
108<!--
109 <note><para>One test, libls.sh, may fail in the initial chroot
110 environment but will pass if the test is rerun after the LFS system
111 is complete. One test, ping-localhost.sh, will fail if the host
112 system does not have ipv6 capability.</para></note>
113-->
114 <para>Install the package:</para>
115
116<screen><userinput remap="install">make install</userinput></screen>
117
118 <para>Move a program to the proper location:</para>
119
120<screen><userinput remap="install">mv -v /usr/{,s}bin/ifconfig</userinput></screen>
121
122 </sect2>
123
124 <sect2 id="contents-inetutils" role="content">
125 <title>Contents of Inetutils</title>
126
127 <segmentedlist>
128 <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
129
130 <seglistitem>
131 <seg>dnsdomainname, ftp, ifconfig, hostname, ping, ping6,
132 talk, telnet, tftp, and traceroute</seg>
133 </seglistitem>
134 </segmentedlist>
135
136 <variablelist>
137 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
138 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
139 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
140
141 <varlistentry id="dnsdomainname">
142 <term><command>dnsdomainname</command></term>
143 <listitem>
144 <para>Show the system's DNS domain name</para>
145 <indexterm zone="ch-system-inetutils dnsdomainname">
146 <primary sortas="b-dnsdomainname">dnsdomainname</primary>
147 </indexterm>
148 </listitem>
149 </varlistentry>
150
151 <varlistentry id="ftp">
152 <term><command>ftp</command></term>
153 <listitem>
154 <para>Is the file transfer protocol program</para>
155 <indexterm zone="ch-system-inetutils ftp">
156 <primary sortas="b-ftp">ftp</primary>
157 </indexterm>
158 </listitem>
159 </varlistentry>
160
161 <varlistentry id="hostname">
162 <term><command>hostname</command></term>
163 <listitem>
164 <para>Reports or sets the name of the host</para>
165 <indexterm zone="ch-system-inetutils hostname">
166 <primary sortas="b-hostname">hostname</primary>
167 </indexterm>
168 </listitem>
169 </varlistentry>
170
171 <varlistentry id="ifconfig">
172 <term><command>ifconfig</command></term>
173 <listitem>
174 <para>Manages network interfaces</para>
175 <indexterm zone="ch-system-inetutils ifconfig">
176 <primary sortas="b-ifconfig">ifconfig</primary>
177 </indexterm>
178 </listitem>
179 </varlistentry>
180
181 <varlistentry id="ping">
182 <term><command>ping</command></term>
183 <listitem>
184 <para>Sends echo-request packets and reports how long the replies
185 take</para>
186 <indexterm zone="ch-system-inetutils ping">
187 <primary sortas="b-ping">ping</primary>
188 </indexterm>
189 </listitem>
190 </varlistentry>
191
192 <varlistentry id="ping6">
193 <term><command>ping6</command></term>
194 <listitem>
195 <para>A version of <command>ping</command> for IPv6 networks</para>
196 <indexterm zone="ch-system-inetutils ping6">
197 <primary sortas="b-ping6">ping6</primary>
198 </indexterm>
199 </listitem>
200 </varlistentry>
201
202 <varlistentry id="talk">
203 <term><command>talk</command></term>
204 <listitem>
205 <para>Is used to chat with another user</para>
206 <indexterm zone="ch-system-inetutils talk">
207 <primary sortas="b-talk">talk</primary>
208 </indexterm>
209 </listitem>
210 </varlistentry>
211
212 <varlistentry id="telnet">
213 <term><command>telnet</command></term>
214 <listitem>
215 <para>An interface to the TELNET protocol</para>
216 <indexterm zone="ch-system-inetutils telnet">
217 <primary sortas="b-telnet">telnet</primary>
218 </indexterm>
219 </listitem>
220 </varlistentry>
221
222 <varlistentry id="tftp">
223 <term><command>tftp</command></term>
224 <listitem>
225 <para>A trivial file transfer program</para>
226 <indexterm zone="ch-system-inetutils tftp">
227 <primary sortas="b-tftp">tftp</primary>
228 </indexterm>
229 </listitem>
230 </varlistentry>
231
232 <varlistentry id="traceroute">
233 <term><command>traceroute</command></term>
234 <listitem>
235 <para>Traces the route your packets take from the host you are
236 working on to another host on a network, showing all the intermediate
237 hops (gateways) along the way</para>
238 <indexterm zone="ch-system-inetutils traceroute">
239 <primary sortas="b-traceroute">traceroute</primary>
240 </indexterm>
241 </listitem>
242 </varlistentry>
243
244 </variablelist>
245
246 </sect2>
247
248</sect1>
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