UDisks-2.1.4

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 systemd platform.

Package Information

UDisks Dependencies

Required

libatasmart-0.19, libxslt-1.1.28, Polkit-0.112, and Systemd (for GUdev and Logind)

Optional (Required if building GNOME)

gobject-introspection-1.42.0

Optional

gptfdisk-0.8.10, GTK-Doc-1.21, ntfs-3g-2014.2.15, 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.

umount.udisks2

is a command-line program used to unmount file systems that have been mounted by the UDisks daemon.

libudisks2.so

contains the UDisks API functions.

Last updated on 2014-10-26 19:08:49 +0100