[BLFS Trac] #2460: Dropbear compilation instructions

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Tue Feb 26 02:53:26 PST 2008

#2460: Dropbear compilation instructions
 Reporter:  amason       |       Owner:  blfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org
     Type:  enhancement  |      Status:  new                           
 Priority:  normal       |   Milestone:  6.3                           
Component:  BOOK         |     Version:  SVN                           
 Severity:  normal       |    Keywords:                                
 URL for tarball: http://matt.ucc.asn.au/dropbear/dropbear-0.50.tar.gz

 Prerequisites: none - has a minimal SSL library built in

 Dropbear is a small footprint SSH server.  It is ideal for small memory
 systems and is quick to install and prepare.


 1) Run the configure script:

    ''./configure --prefix=/usr''

 2) If servers are needed:

    ''make PROGRAMS="dropbear dropbearkey dbclient scp"''

    ''make PROGRAMS="dropbear dropbearkey dbclient scp" install''

 2c)Generate DSS and RSA keys.
    ''dropbearkey -type rsa -f /etc/dropbear/dropbear_rsa_host_key''
    ''dropbearkey -type dss -f /etc/dropbear/dropbear_dss_host_key''

 2d)Install Dropbear init scripts from BLFS bootscripts
    ''make install-dropbear''

 3) If only client programs are needed:

    ''make PROGRAMS="dbclient scp"''

    ''make PROGRAMS="dbclient scp" install''

 And that's it.

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