Pre-requisites

  1. Install package bos.adt.insttools

  2. Check:

    • /usr/lpp/bos/README.MKINSTALLP
    • /usr/sbin/mkinstallp
    • /usr/sbin/makebff.pl

View a BFF file

# /export/nim/packaging/cfg2html/tmp > restore -qvTf ./cfg2html_aix.2.8.1.0.bff

New volume on ./cfg2html_aix.2.8.1.0.bff:
 Cluster 51200 bytes (100 blocks).
    Volume number 1
    Date of backup: Tue Mar  5 15:19:39 2013
    Files backed up by name
    User root
           0 ./
         219 ./lpp_name
           0 ./usr
           0 ./usr/lpp
           0 ./usr/lpp/cfg2html_aix
        2002 ./usr/lpp/cfg2html_aix/liblpp.a
           0 ./usr/local
           0 ./usr/local/bin
      422509 ./usr/local/bin/cfg2html_aix_281.sh
        2953 ./usr/local/bin/cfg2html_aix.acme.sh
           0 ./usr/local/bin/plugins
           0 ./var/cfg2html
    total size: 427683
    files archived: 12

Install a BFF file

From a local directory:

# installp -acgXYd . cfg2html_aix

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