sysstat - sar, mpstat, and iostat for Linux ChangeLog


# sysstat (stable version)
# ===============
# Slackware 12.0: sysstat 7.0.0
# Slackware 12.1: sysstat 7.0.0
# Slackware 12.2: sysstat 7.0.0
# Slackware 13.0: sysstat 7.0.0
# Slackware 13.1: sysstat

# If you want to uninstall sysstat or just clean up files from an old
# version, skip down to the bottom.

# Prerequisites:
# gettext (optional; I don't build it in below)

test -f installed/sysstat- &&
mv installed/sysstat- .
test ! -f sysstat- &&

# Verify tarball w/ sha1sum:
# (this sha1sum is from me, not the developers, I couldn't find one)
echo "1d2c47d1c236e9d33519015bc12b0bf816300ae3  sysstat-" | \
sha1sum -c

mkdir -p -m 0700 src
cd src
find -maxdepth 1 -type d -name "sysstat-*" -exec rm -r {} \;
tar xjvf ~/sysstat-
cd sysstat-
test $UID = 0 && chown -R root:root .

# Older versions used a 'config', now a typical autoconf 'configure'.
# An alternative to configure, you can also run 'iconfig' for interactive
# yes/no questions.
# If you're upgrading and don't want it to clear out your /var/log/sa
# directory because of possible file format changes (check CHANGES), leave
# off --enable-clean-sa-dir
# Add --enable-install-cron if you want it to automatically modify a
# crontab to run sar, use the 'cron_owner' environment variable to specify
# the user's crontab to use (usually root or adm).
# If you have Tcl/Tk and gnuplot and want to try isag (see
# contrib/isag/README-isag), pass --enable-install-isag to configure

./configure --sysconfdir=/etc --prefix=/usr \
--docdir=/usr/doc/sysstat- \
--enable-clean-sa-dir --disable-nls

# Become root to install it

# Remove the old Slackware package, if there is one
test -x /sbin/removepkg && /sbin/removepkg sysstat

# Install the new version
make install

# If you want to set up the system data activity collector (sadc) to run
# on boot-up:
# If you have a modern version of Slackware that supports SystemV style
# init scripts:
test -x /etc/rc.d/rc.sysvinit &&
( ( cd /etc/rc.d
     mkdir -p init.d rc0.d rc1.d rc2.d rc3.d rc4.d rc5.d rc6.d )
   install -m 755 sysstat /etc/rc.d/init.d/
   cd /etc/rc.d/rc1.d && ln -sf ../init.d/sysstat S01sysstat
   cd /etc/rc.d/rc2.d && ln -sf ../init.d/sysstat S01sysstat
   cd /etc/rc.d/rc3.d && ln -sf ../init.d/sysstat S01sysstat
   cd /etc/rc.d/rc4.d && ln -sf ../init.d/sysstat S01sysstat
   cd /etc/rc.d/rc5.d && ln -sf ../init.d/sysstat S01sysstat
   cd /etc/rc.d/rc0.d && ln -sf ../init.d/sysstat K99sysstat
   cd /etc/rc.d/rc6.d && ln -sf ../init.d/sysstat K99sysstat )
## and if not, or if you'd just rather set it up the 'normal' way, run this:
# install -m 755 sysstat /etc/rc.d/rc.sysstat
## and add something like this to /etc/rc.d/rc.local:
# if [ -x /etc/rc.d/rc.sysstat ]; then
#   /etc/rc.d/rc.sysstat start
# fi

# Now if you run the startup script with 'start', that will note that the
# system was restarted.  If you then run 'sar' you should see "LINUX

# If you did not pass --enable-install-cron to configure (I don't), there's
# a sample crontab named crontab in the source directory.  Either add the
# appropriate entries to root's crontab, or if you want to run it as another
# user, create/update the crontab for that user and make /var/log/sa
# writable by that user.
# ...or, if you have a /etc/cron.d you can do this:
# cp sysstat.crond /etc/cron.d/sysstat
# ...or, if you have /etc/cron.daily and /etc/cron.hourly (Slackware does)
# you can do this:
install -o root -g root -m 700 sysstat.cron.hourly /etc/cron.hourly/sysstat
install -o root -g root -m 700 sysstat.cron.daily /etc/cron.daily/sysstat

# For more information about using sysstat, read README and FAQ if you
# haven't already, and the following man pages:
# iostat, mpstat, pidstat, sa1, sa2, sadc, sadf, sar (and isag if installed)

chown -R root:root .
chmod -R u+w .

# Become yourself again

mkdir -p -m 0700 installed
rm -f installed/sysstat-*.tar.*
mv sysstat- installed/

# If you ever want to uninstall sysstat, this should do it:
test -d src/sysstat-* && ( cd src/sysstat-* ; make uninstall )
rm -f /etc/rc.d/rc?.d/S??sysstat /etc/rc.d/rc?.d/K??sysstat \
/etc/rc.d/rc.sysstat /etc/rc.d/init.d/sysstat
test -d /etc/sysconfig && rm -r /etc/sysconfig
( cd /usr/bin ; rm -f iostat mpstat pidstat sadf sar )
find /usr/doc -maxdepth 1 -type d -name "sysstat-*" -exec rm -r {} \;
test -d /usr/lib/sa && rm -r /usr/lib/sa
( cd /usr/man/man1 ; rm -f iostat.1 mpstat.1 pidstat.1 sar.1 sadf.1 )
( cd /usr/man/man8 ; rm -f sa1.8 sa2.8 sadc.8 )
find /usr/share/doc -maxdepth 1 -type d -name "sysstat-*" -exec rm -r {} \;
find /usr/share/locale -type f -name -exec rm {} \;
test -d /var/log/sa && rm -r /var/log/sa
find ~/src -maxdepth 1 -type d -name "sysstat-*" -exec rm -r {} \;
rm -f ~/installed/sysstat-*.tar.*

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