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# 1  
Old 12-26-2011
bff package


I wana know whats the package name for a .bff file


Whats the package name for the update file - U833703.bff ?

is there a way to convert it back to regular format?
# 2  
Old 12-26-2011
You can get that information from IBM portal:
# 3  
Old 12-26-2011

You can use installp command to get the content on the .bff file :

# installp -l -d U833703.bff

And after use :

# lslpp -f <fileset>

to see if you have already install the fileset.
# 4  
Old 12-27-2011

Thats a good tip, thanks.


It doesnt work ma man..

bash-3.00# installp -l -d  U841880.bff
bash-3.00# echo $?

---------- Post updated at 05:29 AM ---------- Previous update was at 03:23 AM ----------


Sorry, it works for most bff packages... you were rite.. But it still doesnt list some package details.
# 5  
Old 12-27-2011

restore -Tvfq U841880.bff

# 6  
Old 12-27-2011
checkout the bffcreate command...

Help -

You can use it to list the fileset in a bff.
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