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These notes describe the base development environment
(libraries, header files, etc., but not the compilers) of
the IRIX 6.5 operating system from Silicon Graphics, Inc.
This document contains the following chapters:
2. Product Information
1.1 Release Identification Information
Following is the release identification information for the
development environment of IRIX 6.5:
Software Products IRIXDEV
Product Code SC4-IRIXDEV 6.5
System Software Requirements 4D1-6.5
1.2 Online Release Notes
After you install the online documentation for a product
(the relnotes subsystem), you can view the release notes on
If you have a graphics system, select ``Release Notes'' from
the Help submenu of the Toolchest. This executes the
grelnotes(1) graphical browser for the online release notes.
Refer to the grelnotes(1) man page for information on
options to this command.
If you have a non-graphics system, you can use the
relnotes(1) command. Refer to the relnotes(1) man page for
accessing the online release notes.
Note: You can read the online release notes for most
products before installing the software. Refer to
the booklet in your CD-ROM case for more information.
1.3 Product Support
Silicon Graphics, Inc., provides a comprehensive product
support maintenance program for its products.
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2. Installation Information
Please carefully read the these instructions in this chapter
and the information in the following chapters.
The IRIX 6.5 Development Environment product (irix_dev)
contains only optional software. It does not need to be
installed if you are not doing software development. Please
follow the instructions provided in the Software
Installation Administrator's Guide.
This product requires the IRIX 6.5 Execution Environment to
2.1 IRIX 6.5 IRIX Development Environment Subsystems
The IRIX 6.5 Development Environment (irix_dev) includes
irix_dev.sw.headers Development Environment
irix_dev.man.relnotes Base System Development
irix_dev.gifts.mload IRIX Loadable Driver Examples.
irix_dev.gifts.scsi IRIX SCSI Examples.
irix_dev.gifts.prio IRIX Priority I/O Development
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