installing a *.pkg file - SGI

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  1. installing a *.pkg file

    Hi everybody,
    I wanted to upgrade binutils in my SGI IRIX 6.5 17M system. I have
    downloaded a *pkg file from the net. Can anybody tell me how to
    install this pkg file on the system...???

    thanx,

    Pranay

  2. Re: installing a *.pkg file

    Pranay wrote:
    > I wanted to upgrade binutils in my SGI IRIX 6.5 17M system. I have
    > downloaded a *pkg file from the net. Can anybody tell me how to
    > install this pkg file on the system...???


    First, you dont need binutils on 6.5 (it wont work).

    You can install .pkg files with the sysv pkg tools that are part of IRIX
    (but not installed by default - open the EOE view and install them).

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