10.39. Util-linux-2.29.2 32 Bit

The Util-linux package contains miscellaneous utility programs. Among them are utilities for handling file systems, consoles, partitions, and messages.

10.39.1. Installation of Util-linux

Prepare Util-linux for compilation:

CC="gcc ${BUILD32}" ./configure \
    ADJTIME_PATH=/var/lib/hwclock/adjtime \
    --libdir=/lib \
    --enable-write \
    --disable-chfn-chsh \
    --disable-login \
    --disable-nologin \
    --disable-su \
    --disable-setpriv \
    --disable-runuser \

The meaning of the configure options:


This option allows the write program to be installed.


This option disables various programs

Compile the package:


To test the results, issue:

chown -Rv nobody . &&
su nobody -s /bin/bash -c "PATH=$PATH make -k check"

Install the package:

make install

Details on this package are located in Section 10.95.3, “Contents of Util-linux.”