|Re: AIX (PPC64/GTK 2) is for AIX 64bit OS? - please help [message #647472 is a reply to message #647407]
||Thu, 06 January 2011 15:02
| Grant Gayed
Registered: July 2009
Yes, this download is for 64-bit AIX. The difference between it and the
motif-based release is the native widget toolkit that is used (gtk vs.
motif). The upcoming Eclipse 3.6.2 release is the last one that will offer
motif-based swt/eclipse for any platform.
Sorry, there are obviously some instructions missing from the download, I
will add them shortly. In summary, some AIX installations do not include
the native gtk libraries, in which case you need to install them. One place
you can get them is
http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/power/software/aix/linux/toolb ox/alpha.html .
You need to install the "gtk2" rpm and all of its dependent rpms. I do not
know the full set of dependencies right now, so what you can do is to
download and attempt to install the "gtk2" rpm, and it should tell you which
of its dependencies are missing. They should all be available for download
from the same page.
<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:email@example.com...
> as my subject..
> 1. Is AIX (PPC64/GTK 2) version is for AIX 64bit os? and what is the
> different between AIX (PPC/Motif) and AIX (PPC/GTK 2)??
> 2. after i unzip the AIX_ppc64 into eclipse folder, when i type
> "./eclipse" its show nothing!! and dun have error message at all, what
> happen? did i miss some step to configure it????
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