The installation tools
The installation tools provide capabilities to install and remove packages, create responses to
prompts during installation of packages, check the accuracy of installed packages, and
display information about software packages.
These tools are introduced to you here so
that you can understand the environment into which your package will be placed.
The installation tools are:
The system administrator can set parameters
that control various aspects of installation
in the administration file called the
Refer to the manual pages
for more information on these commands and on the admin file.
installs a package.
removes a package.
stores answers to an interactive package
(one with a request script) in a response file.
Later, when installing the package, this file may be specified
command line so that the package
can be installed in noninteractive mode.
checks the content and attribute information for an
installed package to ensure that it was not
corrupted during installation.
display information about packages.
The package information files
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SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 -- 11 February 2003