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Re: CVS on AIX 4.2

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: CVS on AIX 4.2
Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2001 17:48:24 -0400 (EDT)

Guy Gardner writes:
> I noticed that there is a compiled version of CVS for AIX 4.3 available for
> download and wanted to see if anyone would know if I could expect to run
> that same version under AIX 4.2 or would you expect this to need to be
> recompiled to work?

It almost certainly will need to be recompiled.  Vendors work very hard
to make their systems upward compatible, but downward compatibility is a
very hard problem and almost never done.  As long as you have a C
compiler, you should be able to download and build the source with no
trouble at all.

-Larry Jones

No one can prove I did that!! -- Calvin

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