MERANT Micro Focus Net Express™

UNIX Option User's Guide


Issue 2a
May 2000

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This book describes the UNIX Option of Net Express. The UNIX Option enables you to deploy applications created on Net Express to UNIX systems.


This book is for all programmers and system designers using Net Express to create COBOL programs that are subsequently to be ported to UNIX systems. It assumes you are familiar with the general concepts of business computing, of using Microsoft Windows, and of using and administering UNIX systems.

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Notations and Conventions

The notation used to describe the format of command lines is as follows: