source: BOOK/final-system/common/bash.xml @ 0994ebd

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Last change on this file since 0994ebd was 7893c02, checked in by William Harrington <kb0iic@…>, 9 years ago

Uncomment Bash branch update patch areas for Bash 4.3 branch update patch.

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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-bash" role="wrap">
9  <?dbhtml filename="bash.html"?>
10
11  <title>Bash-&bash-version;</title>
12
13  <indexterm zone="ch-system-bash">
14    <primary sortas="a-Bash">Bash</primary>
15  </indexterm>
16
17  <sect2 role="package">
18    <title/>
19
20    <para>The Bash package contains the Bourne-Again SHell.</para>
21
22  </sect2>
23
24  <sect2 role="installation">
25    <title>Installation of Bash</title>
26
27    <para os="p1">The following patch contains updates from the maintainer. The
28    maintainer of Bash only releases these patches to fix serious issues:</para>
29
30<screen os="p2"><userinput>patch -Np1 -i ../&bash-branch_update-patch;</userinput></screen>
31
32    <para os="a">Prepare Bash for compilation:</para>
33
34<screen os="b"><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr --bindir=/bin \
35    --without-bash-malloc --with-installed-readline \
36    --docdir=/usr/share/doc/bash-&bash-version;</userinput></screen>
37
38    <variablelist os="c">
39      <title>The meaning of the configure option:</title>
40
41      <varlistentry>
42        <term><parameter>--with-installed-readline</parameter></term>
43        <listitem>
44          <para>This option tells Bash to use the
45          <filename class="libraryfile">readline</filename> library that is
46          already installed on the system rather than using its own readline
47          version.</para>
48        </listitem>
49      </varlistentry>
50    </variablelist>
51
52    <para os="d">Compile the package:</para>
53
54<screen os="e"><userinput>make</userinput></screen>
55
56    <para os="f">To test the results, issue:</para>
57
58<screen os="f2"><userinput remap="test">make tests</userinput></screen>
59
60    <para os="g">Install the package:</para>
61
62<screen os="h"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
63
64    <para os="i">Run the newly compiled <command>bash</command> program (replacing
65    the one that is currently being executed):</para>
66
67<screen os="j" role="nodump"><userinput>exec /bin/bash --login +h</userinput></screen>
68
69    <note os="k">
70      <para>The parameters used make the <command>bash</command>
71      process an interactive login shell and continue to disable hashing so
72      that new programs are found as they become available.</para>
73    </note>
74
75  </sect2>
76
77  <sect2 id="contents-bash" role="content">
78    <title>Contents of Bash</title>
79
80    <segmentedlist>
81      <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
82      <segtitle>Installed directory</segtitle>
83
84      <seglistitem>
85        <seg>bash, bashbug, and sh (link to bash)</seg>
86        <seg>/usr/share/doc/bash-&bash-version;</seg>
87      </seglistitem>
88    </segmentedlist>
89
90    <variablelist>
91      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
92      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
93      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
94
95      <varlistentry id="bash">
96        <term><command>bash</command></term>
97        <listitem>
98          <para>A widely-used command interpreter; it performs many types of
99          expansions and substitutions on a given command line before executing
100          it, thus making this interpreter a powerful tool</para>
101          <indexterm zone="ch-system-bash bash">
102            <primary sortas="b-bash">bash</primary>
103          </indexterm>
104        </listitem>
105      </varlistentry>
106
107      <varlistentry id="bashbug">
108        <term><command>bashbug</command></term>
109        <listitem>
110          <para>A shell script to help the user compose and mail standard
111          formatted bug reports concerning <command>bash</command></para>
112          <indexterm zone="ch-system-bash bashbug">
113            <primary sortas="b-bashbug">bashbug</primary>
114          </indexterm>
115        </listitem>
116      </varlistentry>
117
118      <varlistentry id="sh">
119        <term><command>sh</command></term>
120        <listitem>
121          <para>A symlink to the <command>bash</command> program; when invoked
122          as <command>sh</command>, <command>bash</command> tries to mimic the
123          startup behavior of historical versions of <command>sh</command> as
124          closely as possible, while conforming to the POSIX standard as
125          well</para>
126          <indexterm zone="ch-system-bash sh">
127            <primary sortas="b-sh">sh</primary>
128          </indexterm>
129        </listitem>
130      </varlistentry>
131
132    </variablelist>
133
134  </sect2>
135
136</sect1>
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