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How I package OpenSource Packages
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HOWTO: AIX

The basics

Start with a fresh install of AIX – I focus on AIX 5.3 TL07 SP00.

The only “non-standard” packages are: openssh.base, bos.adt.insttools and bos.adt.libm. OpenSSH because I want it, bos.adt.insttools for the AIX command mkinstallp, and bos.adt.libm as it is needed by many things once you start compiling.


I also install my 'build' scripts – packaged as aixtools.buildaix (see http://www.aixtools.net/index.php/buildaix)


So, taking a well-written (to be portable) project such as OpenBSD – OpenSSH-portable – basic packaging is very simple – one command!


  1. install AIX with additional filesets and buildaix

  2. Download and unpack the OpenSource project

  3. change the the base directory

  4. buildaix (and wait)

     

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 05 December 2017 )
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Why I have two lines for internet
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Not as often as before - but having a second ISP does keep connectivity up.

A new glass-fibre cabel was added today - unfortunately, while digging they cut threw the old cable.

Since you are reading this - the DNS changes have completed syncronizing. Smile

 
AIX Benefits: "From Strength to Strength"
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Thanks to Nigel and "AIX Rebels" for getting a favorite document for many is back - and current - after lying idle (or stale) for two years.

To answer the question - anything new for AIX - just review AIX "From Strength to Strength"

Last Updated ( Monday, 09 October 2017 )
 
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