gfs2-utils

Tools for creating, checking and working with gfs2 filesystems
gfs2-utils
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This package contains the tools needed to create, check, manipulate and analyze
gfs2 filesystems, along with important scripts required to support gfs2
clusters.

Build instructions
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The following development packages are required to build gfs2-utils:

 o autoconf
 o automake
 o libtool
 o GNU make
 o ncurses
 o gettext
 o bison
 o flex
 o zlib
 o libblkid
 o libuuid
 o check (optional, enables unit tests)

The kernel header include/linux/gfs2-ondisk.h and its dependencies are also
required.

To build gfs2-utils, run the following commands:

 $ ./autogen.sh
 $ ./configure
 $ make

See ./configure --help for more build configuration options.

Test Suite
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To run the test suite, use:

 $ make check

See doc/README.tests for more details regarding the test suite.

Installation
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gfs2-utils requires the following libraries:

 o zlib
 o ncurses
 o libblkid
 o libuuid

To install gfs2-utils, run:

 # make install

Support scripts
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The following scripts (located in gfs2/scripts) are used to complete
the userland portion of the gfs2 withdraw feature using uevents. They
will be installed by 'make install' to these directories by default:

  82-gfs2-withdraw.rules in /usr/lib/udev/rules.d/
  gfs2_withdraw_helper   in /usr/sbin/

See also doc/README.contributing for details on submitting patches.