The rpcbind program is a replacement for portmap. It is required for import or export of Network File System (NFS) shared directories.
This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.7 systemd platform.
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Estimated build time: less than 0.1 SBU
There should be a dedicated user and group to take control of the
rpcbind daemon after
it is started. Issue the following commands as the
groupadd -g 28 rpc && useradd -c "RPC Bind Daemon Owner" -d /dev/null -g rpc \ -s /bin/false -u 28 rpc
In order to get rpcbind to work properly, first fix the package to use correct service name:
sed -i "/servname/s:rpcbind:sunrpc:" src/rpcbind.c && sed -i "/error = getaddrinfo/s:rpcbind:sunrpc:" src/rpcinfo.c
Install rpcbind by running the following commands:
./configure --prefix=/usr \ --bindir=/sbin \ --with-rpcuser=rpc \ --enable-warmstarts \ --with-statedir=/var/lib/rpcbind && make
This package does not come with a test suite.
Now, as the
make install && install -v -dm755 -o rpc -g rpc /var/lib/rpcbind
switch is used so the rpcbind daemon will run as an
unprivileged user instead of
switch is used to enable rpcbind to write the current list
of registered services to a file when it shuts down so it can
resume operation with the registrations found in the file when it
is started again.
This switch is used to instruct rpcbind to write current list of
registered services to a permanent location of
/var/lib/rpcbind instead of
To start the rpcbind daemon at boot, install
the systemd unit from the blfs-systemd-units-20150210 package by
running the following command as the
This package uses socket based activation and will be started when something needs it. No standalone unit file is provided for this package.
Last updated on 2014-10-26 23:09:24 +0100