10.35. Util-linux-2.24.2 32 Bit

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

10.35.1. Installation of Util-linux

Prepare Util-linux for compilation:

CC="gcc ${BUILD32}" ./configure --libdir=/lib \
    --enable-write --docdir=/usr/share/doc/util-linux-2.24.2

The meaning of the configure options:


This option allows the write program to be installed.

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 10.36.3, “Contents of Util-linux.”