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Read Before Installing or Using Compaq C/C++ Run-Time Components Version 6.0 for OpenVMS VAX Systems
Order Number: AV-Q1UKC-TK
Dear Compaq C/C++ Run-Time Components customer,
Please take time to read the following information about your product.
The installation kit accompanying this letter contains the save set AACRT060.A, which is required for installing Compaq C/C++ Run-Time Components Version 6.0 for OpenVMS VAX. This run-time support is required for the proper execution of applications on end-user systems that were built using the Compaq C or Compaq C++ languages or their associated facilities. Installation of the kit requires 17,000 blocks of free disk space.
Install this product on OpenVMS VAX Versions 5.5, 5.5-1, 5.5-2, or 6.0. You do not need to install this product on an OpenVMS VAX Version 6.1 system.
When the Compaq C/C++ Run-Time Components kit is installed on an OpenVMS VAX
Version 5.5, 5.5-1, or 5.5-2 system, some of the shareable image
run-time components replace older versions of existing OpenVMS
components. Prior to the installation you should read Chapter 1 of the
Release Notes Information
The release notes for Compaq C/C++ Run-Time Components Version 6.0 for OpenVMS VAX contain important installation-related instructions and a summary of technical changes, differences, known problems, corrected errors, performance enhancements, documentation errors, restrictions, and incompatibilities.
You should read the release notes before installing Compaq C/C++ Run-Time Components by invoking VMSINSTAL and following the instructions in the reference and installation guide. You can access the release notes after installing Compaq C/C++ Run-Time Components by entering the following DCL command:
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Contents of This Kit
This kit consists of following items:
Dependent Product Redistribution Information
The Compaq C/C++ Run-Time Components kit has been engineered specifically to allow redistribution with any application that uses one or more of the Compaq C/C++ Run-Time Components. Redistribution of the Compaq C/C++ Run-Time Components kit is allowed only under the condition that the entire Compaq C/C++ Run-Time Components kit save set, the Compaq C/C++ Run-Time Components for OpenVMS VAX Reference and Installation Guide, and a copy of this read before installing cover letter be redistributed.
If you receive the Compaq C/C++ Run-Time Components accompanying a non-Compaq product and do not receive all of the components that are required to be redistributed, you should contact the product provider to receive any of the components that did not accompany the product.
A Final Note
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