UDisks-2.1.6

Introduction to UDisks

The UDisks package provides a daemon, tools and libraries to access and manipulate disks and storage devices.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.7 platform.

This package is known to build and work properly using the gcc-5 compiler.

Package Information

UDisks Dependencies

Required

libatasmart-0.19, libgudev-230, libxslt-1.1.28, and Polkit-0.113

Optional (Required if building GNOME)

gobject-introspection-1.44.0

Optional

gptfdisk-1.0.0, GTK-Doc-1.24, ntfs-3g-2015.3.14, parted-3.2, and dosfstools

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/udisks2

Installation of UDisks

Install UDisks by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr        \
            --sysconfdir=/etc    \
            --localstatedir=/var \
            --disable-static &&
make

To test the results, issue: make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--disable-static: This switch prevents installation of static versions of the libraries.

--enable-gtk-doc: Use this parameter if GTK-Doc is installed and you wish to rebuild and install the API documentation.

Contents

Installed Programs: udisksctl, udisksd and umount.udisks2
Installed Library: libudisks2.so
Installed Directories: /etc/udisks2, /usr/include/udisks2, /usr/lib/udisks2, /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/udisks2 and /var/lib/udisks2

Short Descriptions

udisksctl

is a command-line program used to interact with the udisksd daemon.

udisksd

is the UDisks daemon itself.

libudisks2.so

contains the UDisks API functions.

Last updated on 2015-07-02 22:26:02 +0000