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AIX Version 4.3 Base Operating System and Extensions Technical Reference, Volume 1

First Edition (October 1997)

This edition of AIX Version 4.3 Technical Reference: Base Operating System and Extensions Volume 1 applies to the AIX Version 4.3, 3270 Host Connection Program 2.1 and 1.3.3 for AIX, AIX Xstation Manager/6000, and Distributed SMIT 2.2 for AIX licensed programs, and to all subsequent releases of these products until otherwise indicated in new releases or technical newsletters.

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