UDisks-2.7.1

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-8.0 platform.

This package is known to build and work properly when built with gcc-7.1.

Package Information

UDisks Dependencies

Required

libatasmart-0.19, libblockdev-2.10-1, libgudev-231, libxslt-1.1.29, and Polkit-0.113+git_2919920+js38

Required at runtime

btrfs-progs-4.11.1, dosfstools-4.1, gptfdisk-1.0.1, mdadm-4.0, and xfsprogs-4.11.0

Optional (Required if building GNOME)

gobject-introspection-1.52.1

Optional

GTK-Doc-1.25, LVM2-2.02.171, ntfs-3g-2017.3.23, and libiscsi

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/libexec/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 2017-07-05 12:34:28 -0500