Read Before Installing or Using HP C++ Version 7.1 for
Dear HP C++ Customer,
This release fixes several problems in earlier versions. No user
manuals have been changed; updated release notes are supplied with the
Please take time to read the following information about your product.
Installing HP C++ for Tru64 UNIX requires the Tru64 UNIX
operating system Version 4.0D or higher.
The Tru64 UNIX Layered Products media consists of the following:
- Software Product Library CD-ROMs containing the installation kits
and related documentation in ASCII and PostScript formats.
- Online Documentation Library CD-ROMs containing documentation files
in HTML and other formats.
Contents of the Media CD-ROM
The Media CD-ROM contains the installation subset kit and the
HP C++ Installation Guide for Tru64 UNIX for installing this product and other layered products. The
Media CD-ROM device contains the following HP C++ files:
- The HP C++ for Tru64 UNIX installation subset is located in:
- The HP C++ Installation Guide for Tru64 UNIX, this "Read First" letter, the release
notes, and the Software Product Description (SPD) are provided as files
in PostScript (.ps) form and ASCII (.txt) form in the following
Release Notes Information
Before installing this release, please read the release notes for
HP C++ Version 7.1, particularly the section entitled,
"Important Compatibility Information." The release notes also
contain installation-related instructions and a summary of technical
changes, known problems, restrictions, and incompatibilities.
The release notes are contained in the following directory on the Media
After installation of HP C++ for Tru64 UNIX, the release notes for the compiler
are located in:
License Management Facility Information
A License Management Facility (LMF) Product Authorization Key (PAK)
must be registered and loaded before you can install HP C++
(cxx). For more information, see the HP C++ Installation Guide for Tru64 UNIX. For
information on reading the HP C++ documentation on the CD-ROM,
see the Software Product Library CD-ROM User's Guide.
Contents of the Media Kit
- Bill of Materials
Please read the Bill of
Materials (BOM) enclosed in this kit and check to see that all items
listed are actually in your kit. If your kit is damaged or any items
are missing, call your HP representative.
On the Media CD-ROM, you will find the
HP C++ for Tru64 UNIX directory and installation subset. For information about
installing HP C++ for Tru64 UNIX on your system, see the HP C++ Installation Guide for Tru64 UNIX (provided
as a file on the Media CD-ROM).
- CD-ROM Documentation
The following documents
accompany the CD-ROM distribution kit:
- Software Product Library CD-ROM User's Guide
guide describes how to: mount and control access to the Software
Product Library CD-ROM; use the CDMENU utility; access the contents of
the CD-ROM; and install layered products from the CD-ROM.
- Software Product Library Master Index
lists the directory locations of products on the Software Product
- Online Documentation Library CD-ROM User's Guide
guide describes how to use the Online Documentation Library CD-ROM.
- Online Documentation Library Master Index
document lists the products on the Online Documentation Library CD-ROM.
- "Read First" letter
The letter describes changes
from the previous version of the Software Product Library.
- HP C++ for Tru64 UNIX Documentation
HP C++ documentation kit includes the following manuals:
- HP C++ Installation Guide for Tru64 UNIX
- Stroustrup, Bjarne. The C++ Programming Language, 3nd Edition. Reading, Massachusetts:
- Using HP C++ for Tru64 UNIX and Linux Alpha
The Tru64 UNIX Software Product Library CD-ROM kit does not
include the printed HP C++ documentation set (you can order the
documentation set or individual documents separately). See the Software
Product Description for ordering information.
The C++ Programming Language, 3nd Edition, HP C++ documents are provided as HTML files on the
Online Documentation Library CD-ROM. To read the HP C++ documents,
follow the procedure described in Chapter 3, Accessing Information on
the Online Documentation Library CD-ROM, of the Online
Documentation Library CD-ROM User's Guide. The C++ bookshelf
category is listed in the Online Documentation Library Master
Index that accompanies the CD-ROM distribution.
- Software Product Description
The SPD provides
an overview of the HP C++ for Tru64 UNIX product and describes the technical
environment in which the product is supported. The SPD is provided on
the Media CD-ROM.
A variety of service and support options are available from HP. For
more information, contact your local HP sales office.
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