5.7. iana-etc-2.30

The iana-etc package provides data for network services and protocols.

5.7.1. Installation of Iana-Etc

iana-etc comes with outdated data and IANA has changed the download location used to obtain up-to-date data. Apply the following patch to correct the download location:

patch -Np1 -i ../iana-etc-2.30-update-2.patch

Update the data used to the current IANA lists:

make get

The following command converts the raw data provided by IANA into the correct formats for the /etc/protocols and /etc/services data files:

make STRIP=yes

Install the package:

make DESTDIR=${CLFS}/targetfs install

5.7.2. Contents of iana-etc

Installed files: /etc/protocols and /etc/services

Short Descriptions


Describes the various DARPA Internet protocols that are available from the TCP/IP subsystem


Provides a mapping between friendly textual names for internet services, and their underlying assigned port numbers and protocol types