source: final-system/common/psmisc.xml @ b9313f3

Last change on this file since b9313f3 was b9313f3, checked in by Jim Gifford <clfs@…>, 13 years ago

r3795@server (orig r1715): chris | 2006-05-31 21:54:59 -0700
Updated lists of installed programs

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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-psmisc" role="wrap">
9  <?dbhtml filename="psmisc.html"?>
10
11  <title>Psmisc-&psmisc-version;</title>
12
13  <indexterm zone="ch-system-psmisc">
14    <primary sortas="a-Psmisc">Psmisc</primary>
15  </indexterm>
16
17  <sect2 role="package">
18    <title/>
19
20    <para>The Psmisc package contains programs for displaying information
21    about running processes.</para>
22
23  </sect2>
24
25  <sect2 role="installation">
26    <title>Installation of Psmisc</title>
27
28    <para os="a">Prepare Psmisc for compilation:</para>
29
30<screen os="b"><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr --exec-prefix=""</userinput></screen>
31
32    <variablelist os="c">
33      <title>The meaning of the configure option:</title>
34
35      <varlistentry>
36        <term><parameter>--exec-prefix=""</parameter></term>
37        <listitem>
38          <para>This ensures that the Psmisc binaries will install into
39          <filename class="directory">/bin</filename> instead of
40          <filename class="directory">/usr/bin</filename>. This is the
41          correct location according to the FHS, because some of the Psmisc
42          binaries are used by the LFS-Bootscripts package.</para>
43        </listitem>
44      </varlistentry>
45    </variablelist>
46
47    <para os="d">Compile the package:</para>
48
49<screen os="e"><userinput>make</userinput></screen>
50
51    <para os="f">This package does not come with a test suite.</para>
52
53    <para os="g">Install the package:</para>
54
55<screen os="h"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
56
57    <para os="i">There is no reason for the <command>pstree</command> and
58    <command>pstree.x11</command> programs to reside in <filename
59    class="directory">/bin</filename>. Therefore, move them to <filename
60    class="directory">/usr/bin</filename>:</para>
61
62<screen os="j"><userinput>mv -v /bin/pstree* /usr/bin</userinput></screen>
63
64    <para os="k">By default, Psmisc's <command>pidof</command> program is not installed.
65    This usually is not a problem because it is installed later in the Sysvinit
66    package, which provides a better <command>pidof</command> program. If
67    Sysvinit will not be used for a particular system, complete the installation
68    of Psmisc by creating the following symlink:</para>
69
70<screen os="l" role="nodump"><userinput>ln -sv killall /bin/pidof</userinput></screen>
71
72  </sect2>
73
74  <sect2 id="contents-psmisc" role="content">
75    <title>Contents of Psmisc</title>
76
77    <segmentedlist>
78      <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
79
80      <seglistitem>
81        <seg>fuser, killall, pstree, and pstree.x11 (link to pstree)</seg>
82      </seglistitem>
83    </segmentedlist>
84
85    <variablelist>
86      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
87      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
88      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
89
90      <varlistentry id="fuser">
91        <term><command>fuser</command></term>
92        <listitem>
93          <para>Reports the Process IDs (PIDs) of processes that use the given
94          files or file systems</para>
95          <indexterm zone="ch-system-psmisc fuser">
96            <primary sortas="b-fuser">fuser</primary>
97          </indexterm>
98        </listitem>
99      </varlistentry>
100
101      <varlistentry id="killall">
102        <term><command>killall</command></term>
103        <listitem>
104          <para>Kills processes by name; it sends a signal to all processes
105          running any of the given commands</para>
106          <indexterm zone="ch-system-psmisc killall">
107            <primary sortas="b-killall">killall</primary>
108          </indexterm>
109        </listitem>
110      </varlistentry>
111
112      <varlistentry id="oldfuser">
113        <term><command>oldfuser</command></term>
114        <listitem>
115          <para>Reports the Process IDs (PIDs) of processes that use the given
116          files or file systems</para>
117          <indexterm zone="ch-system-psmisc oldfuser">
118            <primary sortas="b-oldfuser">oldfuser</primary>
119          </indexterm>
120        </listitem>
121      </varlistentry>
122
123      <varlistentry id="pstree">
124        <term><command>pstree</command></term>
125        <listitem>
126          <para>Displays running processes as a tree</para>
127          <indexterm zone="ch-system-psmisc pstree">
128            <primary sortas="b-pstree">pstree</primary>
129          </indexterm>
130        </listitem>
131      </varlistentry>
132
133      <varlistentry id="pstree.x11">
134        <term><command>pstree.x11</command></term>
135        <listitem>
136          <para>Same as <command>pstree</command>, except that it waits for
137          confirmation before exiting</para>
138          <indexterm zone="ch-system-psmisc pstree.x11">
139            <primary sortas="b-pstree.x11">pstree.x11</primary>
140          </indexterm>
141        </listitem>
142      </varlistentry>
143
144    </variablelist>
145
146  </sect2>
147
148</sect1>
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