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By Alfredo Mendoza, Chakarat Skawratananond, Artis Walker

This hands-on ebook bargains with sensible concerns that come up while a C/C++/Fortran/Java software is ported from Unix to Linux. particularly, the Unix editions the booklet bargains with are Solaris, AIX, and HP-UX. even if the Unixes are in general a similar working method, they've got their idiosynchrasies. i discovered this booklet very necessary.

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The project manager identifies what is in and out of scope for the project at hand. Refer to Chapter 1 to learn why it is important to identify not only what is in scope but also what is out of scope. After the scope has been identified, deliverables, tasks, preliminary schedules, and other factors that are all part of overall project plan are filled in. Each one is briefly discussed in the following list: • Deliverables Each porting project has deliverables, and each deliverable has tasks associated with it.

Linux provides support for the most commonly used shells from other UNIX platforms. Depending on the Linux installation, several shells developed for Linux are installed by default. The more popular shells developed for Linux are as follows: • bash. A shell or command language interpreter that is an sh-compatible shell incorporating features from the Korn shell (ksh) and C shell (csh). 2 Shell and Tools standard. Most sh scripts can be run with bash without modification. html for more information.

Run the installation script in the install section after the build is complete to install the binaries into the correct directory locations. 3. After the binaries have been installed, create the package using the file list section. Note that RPM does not create the file list automatically. This list needs to be created manually. 4. The final output of the build is the RPM distribution package. org/max-rpm-snapshot/. 2. Basic RPM Usage After the software application has been packaged as an RPM file, it can be tested with the command syntax described in the following sections.

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