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Created Dec 16, 2018
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Using mfcuk r65 with libnfc 1.5.1 in 2018

You first need to download both libnfc 1.5.1 and mfcuk r65. The former is available among github releases wile the latter can be obtained via git rebase.

If you're on Arch you'll need pcsclite, if on Debian derivates libpcsclite-dev

Let's compile libnfc (<user> is your username)

mkdir -p ~/builds/nfc
cd ~/builds/nfc
tar zxf libnfc-1.5.1.tar.gz
cd libnfc-1.5.1
./configure --prefix=/home/<user>/builds/nfc/prefix --with-drivers=all --sysconfdir=/etc/nfc --enable-serial-autoprobe
make install
cd ..

./configure options are needed to enable editing options via the usual /etc/nfc/libnfc.conf file and to allow using a PN532 shield with a USB-UART interface.

Then, for mfcuk

git clone mfcuk-r65
cd mfcuk-r65
git reset --hard 1b6d022
autoreconf -is
LIBNFC_CFLAGS=-I/home/<user>/builds/nfc/prefix/include LIBNFC_LIBS="-L/home/<user>/builds/nfc/prefix/lib -lnfc" ./configure --prefix=/home/<user>/builds/nfc/prefix

If needed, uncomment last line in /etc/nfc/libnfc.conf to enable PN532 discovery. You'll now need to run these last 2 commands

cd /home/<user>/builds/nfc/mfcuk-r65/src
LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/home/<user>/builds/nfc/prefix/lib ./mfcuk -C -R 0:A -v 3

Sorry for the poorly written doc, it's mostly a personal reminder for future reference

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