source: BOOK/final-system/common/tar.xml @ e5ce78b

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Last change on this file since e5ce78b was e5ce78b, checked in by Jim Gifford <clfs@…>, 17 years ago

r2898@server (orig r1386): jciccone | 2006-04-14 18:43:49 -0700
Added a security patch for tar

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.4//EN"
3  "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.4/docbookx.dtd" [
4  <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5  %general-entities;
6]>
7
8<sect1 id="ch-system-tar" role="wrap">
9  <?dbhtml filename="tar.html"?>
10
11  <title>Tar-&tar-version;</title>
12
13  <indexterm zone="ch-system-tar">
14    <primary sortas="a-Tar">Tar</primary>
15  </indexterm>
16
17  <sect2 role="package">
18    <title/>
19
20    <para>The Tar package contains an archiving program.</para>
21
22    <segmentedlist>
23      <segtitle>&dependencies;</segtitle>
24
25      <seglistitem>
26        <seg>Bash, Binutils, Bzip2, Coreutils, Diffutils, GCC,
27        Gettext, Glibc, Gzip, Grep, Make, Patch, Sed, and
28        Texinfo</seg>
29      </seglistitem>
30    </segmentedlist>
31
32  </sect2>
33
34  <sect2 role="installation">
35    <title>Installation of Tar</title>
36
37<para os="p1">Apply a patch to fix some issues with the test suite when using
38GCC-&gcc-version;:</para>
39
40<screen os="p2"><userinput>patch -Np1 -i ../&tar-gcc4_fix-patch;</userinput></screen>
41
42    <para os="p3">Tar has a bug when the <option>-S</option> option is used with
43    files larger than 4 GB. The following patch properly fixes this issue:</para>
44
45<screen os="p4"><userinput>patch -Np1 -i ../&tar-sparse_fix-patch;</userinput></screen>
46
47    <para os="p5">This patch fixes a security vournability in tar</para>
48
49<screen os="p6"><userinput>patch -Np1 -i ../&tar-security_fixes-patch;</userinput></screen>
50
51    <para os="a">Prepare Tar for compilation:</para>
52
53<screen os="b"><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr --bindir=/bin --libexecdir=/usr/sbin</userinput></screen>
54
55    <para os="c">Compile the package:</para>
56
57<screen os="d"><userinput>make</userinput></screen>
58
59    <para os="e">To test the results, issue:
60    <userinput>make check</userinput>.</para>
61
62    <para os="f">Install the package:</para>
63
64<screen os="g"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
65
66  </sect2>
67
68  <sect2 id="contents-tar" role="content">
69    <title>Contents of Tar</title>
70
71    <segmentedlist>
72      <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
73
74      <seglistitem>
75        <seg>rmt and tar</seg>
76      </seglistitem>
77    </segmentedlist>
78
79    <variablelist>
80      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
81      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
82      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
83
84      <varlistentry id="rmt">
85        <term><command>rmt</command></term>
86        <listitem>
87          <para>Remotely manipulates a magnetic
88          tape drive through an interprocess communication connection</para>
89          <indexterm zone="ch-system-tar rmt">
90            <primary sortas="b-rmt">rmt</primary>
91          </indexterm>
92        </listitem>
93      </varlistentry>
94
95      <varlistentry id="tar">
96        <term><command>tar</command></term>
97        <listitem>
98          <para>Creates, extracts files from, and lists the contents of
99          archives, also known as tarballs</para>
100          <indexterm zone="ch-system-tar tar">
101            <primary sortas="b-tar">tar</primary>
102          </indexterm>
103        </listitem>
104      </varlistentry>
105
106    </variablelist>
107
108  </sect2>
109
110</sect1>
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