5.6. File-5.15

The File package contains a utility for determining the type of a given file or files.

5.6.1. Installation of File

Prepare File for compilation:

./configure --prefix=/cross-tools --disable-static

The meaning of the configure options:


This tells the configure script to prepare to install the package in the /cross-tools directory.


This tells the File package not to compile or install static libraries, which are not needed for the Cross-Tools

Compile the package:


Install the package:

make install

Details on this package are located in Section 10.39.2, “Contents of File.”