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# HG changeset patch
# User Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxx>
# Date 1200583118 0
# Node ID acb35c1088fda17894763fbc9fc075b86da1e3d8
# Parent  2773cdbecda5cc6233f046b59898017307f8a922
tools: disable lomount and miniterm by default

lomount is a tool which reads and parses a partition table in a disk
image block device and then uses mount -o ...offset=... to mount it.
This is not an ideal approach.  For example, if the intended
filesystem has corrupted metadata the kernel's filesystem driver may
start to write outside of the intended region.  This might even be
exploitable in some perverse circumstances.

Nowadays people wanting to do this should use kpartx, which uses
devmapper to create appropriate range mappings.  So lomount should be

miniterm may well be useful but it is a clone-and-hack of an upstream
project and is currently built but not installed by default, partly
because it doesn't make sense to install on the dom0 which it might be
trying to debug.

It is probably useful to retain these two programs in the source tree
but IMO they should no longer be built by default.

The attached patch does these things:
   can enable and disable these programs
 * They are disabled by default
 * If CONFIG_MINITERM=y it is still built but not installed.
   make -C tools/misc/miniterm install  will install it.

Signed-off-by: Ian Jackson <ian.jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
 Config.mk                    |    2 ++
 tools/misc/Makefile          |   14 +++++++-------
 tools/misc/lomount/Makefile  |    2 +-
 tools/misc/miniterm/Makefile |    3 +++
 4 files changed, 13 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)

diff -r 2773cdbecda5 -r acb35c1088fd Config.mk
--- a/Config.mk Thu Jan 17 15:17:22 2008 +0000
+++ b/Config.mk Thu Jan 17 15:18:38 2008 +0000
@@ -88,5 +88,7 @@ VTPM_TOOLS         ?= n
 VTPM_TOOLS         ?= n
 PYTHON_TOOLS       ?= y
 -include $(XEN_ROOT)/.config
diff -r 2773cdbecda5 -r acb35c1088fd tools/misc/Makefile
--- a/tools/misc/Makefile       Thu Jan 17 15:17:22 2008 +0000
+++ b/tools/misc/Makefile       Thu Jan 17 15:18:38 2008 +0000
@@ -13,6 +13,10 @@ TARGETS-$(CONFIG_X86) += xen-detect
 TARGETS-$(CONFIG_X86) += xen-detect
 INSTALL_BIN  = $(TARGETS) xencons
 INSTALL_SBIN = netfix xm xen-bugtool xen-python-path xend xenperf xsview
@@ -21,8 +25,7 @@ all: build
 .PHONY: build
 build: $(TARGETS)
-       $(MAKE) -C miniterm
-       $(MAKE) -C lomount
+       set -e; for d in $(SUBDIRS); do $(MAKE) -C $$d; done
 .PHONY: install
 install: build
@@ -30,15 +33,12 @@ install: build
        [ -d $(DESTDIR)/usr/sbin ] || $(INSTALL_DIR) $(DESTDIR)/usr/sbin
        $(INSTALL_PROG) $(INSTALL_BIN) $(DESTDIR)/usr/bin
        $(INSTALL_PROG) $(INSTALL_SBIN) $(DESTDIR)/usr/sbin
-       $(MAKE) -C lomount install
-#       No sense in installing miniterm on the Xen box.
-#      $(MAKE) -C miniterm install
+       set -e; for d in $(SUBDIRS); do $(MAKE) -C $$d install-recurse; done
 .PHONY: clean
        $(RM) *.o $(TARGETS) *~
-       $(MAKE) -C miniterm clean
-       $(MAKE) -C lomount clean
+       set -e; for d in $(SUBDIRS); do $(MAKE) -C $$d clean; done
 %.o: %.c $(HDRS) Makefile
        $(CC) -c $(CFLAGS) -o $@ $<
diff -r 2773cdbecda5 -r acb35c1088fd tools/misc/lomount/Makefile
--- a/tools/misc/lomount/Makefile       Thu Jan 17 15:17:22 2008 +0000
+++ b/tools/misc/lomount/Makefile       Thu Jan 17 15:18:38 2008 +0000
@@ -15,7 +15,7 @@ build: $(BIN)
 build: $(BIN)
 .PHONY: install
-install: build
+install install-recurse: build
        $(INSTALL_PROG) $(BIN) $(SCRIPTS) $(DESTDIR)/usr/bin
 .PHONY: clean
diff -r 2773cdbecda5 -r acb35c1088fd tools/misc/miniterm/Makefile
--- a/tools/misc/miniterm/Makefile      Thu Jan 17 15:17:22 2008 +0000
+++ b/tools/misc/miniterm/Makefile      Thu Jan 17 15:18:38 2008 +0000
@@ -11,6 +11,9 @@ install: all
        [ -d $(DESTDIR)/usr/bin ] || $(INSTALL_DIR) $(DESTDIR)/usr/bin
        $(INSTALL_PROG) $(TARGET) $(DESTDIR)/usr/bin
+.PHONY: install-recurse
+       : No sense in installing miniterm on the Xen box.
 .PHONY: clean
        $(RM) *.o $(TARGET) *~

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