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Source code changes of the file "README" between
dosfstools-4.1.tar.gz and dosfstools-4.2.tar.gz

About: dosfstools are utilities to create, check and label (MS-DOS) FAT filesystems.

README  (dosfstools-4.1):README  (dosfstools-4.2)
dosfstools consists of the programs mkfs.fat, fsck.fat and fatlabel to create, dosfstools consists of the programs mkfs.fat, fsck.fat and fatlabel to create,
check and label file systems of the FAT family. The dosfstools are licensed check and label file systems of the FAT family. The dosfstools are licensed
under the GNU GPL version 3 or later. See the file COPYING for details. under the GNU GPL version 3 or later. See the file COPYING for details.
### Build Requirements ### Build Requirements
dosfstools recommends libudev. It is used in mkfs.fat to collect additional
information about the device to format in order to refuse potentially unsafe
operations without additional confirmation.
The test suite requires the tool xxd (available as part of the vim The test suite requires the tool xxd (available as part of the vim
distribution). distribution).
### Installing ### Installing
dosfstools are built using an autoconf/automake system, so the standard method dosfstools are built using an autoconf/automake system, so the standard method
applies: applies:
./configure ./configure
make make
skipping to change at line 48 skipping to change at line 44
filesystem the tests are executed on should support sparse files, otherwise the filesystem the tests are executed on should support sparse files, otherwise the
tests will be resource intensive. tests will be resource intensive.
### Building from the VCS repository ### Building from the VCS repository
If you are working directly from a git clone of the official dosfstools If you are working directly from a git clone of the official dosfstools
repository, you will find that you can not run "./configure" straight away repository, you will find that you can not run "./configure" straight away
because it, like other autogenerated files for the build system, is not included because it, like other autogenerated files for the build system, is not included
in the repository. in the repository.
First, autoconf and automake have to be installed. Then you can run First, autoconf, automake and gettext have to be installed. Then you can run
"autoreconf -i" to generate all the required files. "./autogen.sh" to generate all the required files.
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