HP OpenVMS systems
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This guide describes how to package software products using the POLYCENTER Software Installation utility. It describes the product description language, product description files, product text files, and other relevant concepts.
Revision/Update Information: This manual supersedes the POLYCENTER Software Installation Utility Developer's Guide, Version 7.3-2
Software Version: OpenVMS I64 Version 8.2 OpenVMS Alpha Version 8.2
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This guide is intended for individuals who are responsible for packaging software products. You do not need to be a programmer to package kits for software products, but you do need to understand the POLYCENTER Software Installation utility commands and concepts.
This guide is organized as follows:
The HP OpenVMS System Manager's Manual describes the tasks that system managers perform using the POLYCENTER Software Installation utility. It explains operations such as software installation and removal.
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The following product names may appear in this manual:
All three names---the longer form and the two shorter forms---refer to the version of the OpenVMS operating system that runs on the Intel® Itanium® architecture.
The following typographic conventions may be used in this manual:
A horizontal ellipsis in examples indicates one of the following
|A vertical ellipsis indicates the omission of items from a code example or command format; the items are omitted because they are not important to the topic being discussed.|
|bold type||This typeface represents the introduction of a new term. It also represents the name of an argument, an attribute, or a reason.|
|italic type||Italic type indicates important information, complete titles of manuals, or variables. Variables include information that varies in system output (Internal error number), in command lines (/PRODUCER= name), and in command parameters in text (where dd represents the predefined code for the device type).|
|Example||This typeface indicates code examples, command examples, and interactive screen displays. In text, this type also identifies URLs, UNIX commands and pathnames, PC-based commands and folders, and certain elements of the C programming language.|
|UPPERCASE TYPE||Uppercase type indicates a DCL command, a product description language statement, the name of a file, a logical name, or the abbreviation for a system privilege.|