If you currently manage your organization's installation
of Open Source software and are interested in what we offer, follow
the procedure below to sample the installation of some of our packages
using our cross-platform package installation tool, pkgutils. The pkgutils tool is a requirement to
install the eval packages.
Note: This is not an evaulation of all
or even most of the packages we
offer. It is simply an evaluation of our package installation and
removal procedure and a sampling of the directory structure we use for
Sample packages are available for all of our supported
platforms, Solaris, HP-UX, and AIX in the native package manager
format ("pkgadd" for Solaris, "depot" for HP-UX, "lpp" for AIX).
Packages install into "
/opt/TWWfsw" and are
self-contained, easing the management of our 350+ applications. Online
documentation exists for our package installation tool providing
detailed instructions on using the pkg-inst program
to install the packages from our remote repository, the
pkg-rm program to remove packages, and the
pkg-info program to list installed packages. The pkgutils package installation suite is
cross-platform, saving you time and effort in learning the package
installation tools provided with each platform.
Our solution provides the following advantages:
- Cross-platform solution to managing Open Source
- Support for the major UNIX platforms
- Support for the native package manager format
- Continuity across platforms wrt package version,
compilation options, and installation paths
- Cross-platform tool to install, remove, and list
- Security fixes, bug fixes, up-to-date releases