NetRexx User's Guide, version 2.02
Copyright (c) IBM Corporation, 2001. All rights reserved. ©
|Draft of 22 May 2001|
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You probably know how to handle .zip files, but a word of caution: the packages contain directory structures, and files with long names (that is, not of 8.3 maximum length names) which are case-sensitive. Many utilities, including some Windows versions of unzip, can lose case information, truncate names, or fail to restore directories.
Choose where you want the NetRexx directory tree to reside, and unpack the zip file in the directory which will be the parent of the NetRexx tree. Here are some tips:
unzip NetRexxwhich should create the files and directory structure directly.
pkunzip -d NetRexxwhich should create the files and directory structure directly. The -d flag indicates that directory structure should be preserved.
jar xf NetRexx.zipwhich should create the files and directory structure directly. The x indicates that the contents should be extracted, and the f indicates that the zip file name is specified. Note that the extension (.zip) is required.
After unpacking, the following directories should have been created:
Root of the tree, which should contain the file read.me.first, which contains quick installation instructions
The directory which contains documentation and sample programs and applets. To view these, point your web browser at NetRexx\browse\netrexx.html. You can also go straight to this User's Guide by browsing NetRexx\browse\nrusers.html.
Contains the NetRexx compiler/interpreter classes (in NetRexxC.jar).
Contains the NetRexx runtime classes (in NetRexxR.jar). These are included in the NetRexxC.jar, so are not normally needed.
Contains the NetRexx runtime class files for access by a browser while running the applet samples.
Contains sample scripts making it easier to use the compiler/interpreter. The simple test case hello.nrx is also included.
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