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This is the first TOPS Software Update tape for TOPS-10 V7.04 and
unbundled supported products.
TSU supports updates for COBOL-20 V12C, DECnet-10 V7.04,
FORTRAN-10 V11, IBMCOM-10 ET V4, IBMCOM-10 HASP V1, SORT-10 V4D,
and bundled TOPS-10 V7.04 components including GALAXY and ANF.
We recommend that you start with the product distribution tapes
rather than the previous Autopatch areas. There are control
files in the first saveset to assist in setting up product areas.
The TSU update process does not rebuild products at your site.
If you need to rebuild a product then you need to use standard
building procedures. These are documented in the installation
guides for the specific products. Note that standard pre-built
components are delivered on the TSU tape.
All files for unbundled products are encrypted on the TSU tape.
Even though the files have normal names, they will not function
properly until they have been decrypted. The TSUALL and TSUNEW
control files will decrypt automatically using the new APUTIL
tool. This tool uses file lists which are supplied on the TSU
tape. The manual use of APUTIL, if needed, is described in the
TSU.MEM file. You may also use the DCRYPT tool which is supplied
on the TSU tape to decrypt a file. The required KEY files were
shipped on the latest product distribution tapes or have been
recently shipped separately to maintenance customers of record.
Encrypted files have an encryption bit which is not
handled properly by PIP. Any use of PIP or the monitor
commands COPY or RENAME will 'lose' the setting of the
encryption bit. The DECRYPT function of APUTIL will
bypass any file which does not have the encryption bit
set on. If the encryption bit has been modified before
decryption has taken place you must either use the DCRYPT
utility manually on the file or restore the file from the
The TSU tape has three major sections, as described in the
TSU.MEM file. The second section, NEW, contains files which are
new for this TSU tape. The first TSU tape contains some files in
the NEW section for products which have no new edits. This is a
result of the new internal process we are using to gather product
updates. The files have not been previously delivered but do
represent the latest maintained state of the product.
All files in the NEW section also appear in the UPDATE section.
For this first TSU tape users should create directories for the
desired products and use the LODxxx.CTL files to do initial
loading from distribution tapes. The TSUALL.CTL file is then
used to restore files from the UPDATE section of the TSU tapes.
For subsequent TSU tapes the TSUNEW.CTL file is used to restore
files from the NEW section of the TSU tapes. Read the TSU.MEM
file for details.
If you want to get a directory of the TSU tape set you must
specify the blocking factor to be 32. You may either specify
BLOCK 32 to BACKUP and issue a PRINT command or use the
/MVOLUME/BLOCK:32 switches with DIRECT.
DAEMON which has run with earlier versions of 7.04 should be
renamed to SYS:DAE704.EXE. DAEMON version 24 should be placed on
SYS as DAEMON.EXE. If there is a chance that an earlier 7.04
monitor may occasionally be run, the new DAEMON should also be
copied to SYS with the name DAE705.EXE. This will allow for the
proper synchronization of DAEMONs with the monitor regardless of
which version of 7.04 is run.
%CNDAE is a GETTAB which allows DAEMON to synchronize with
monitor versions. It is intended for use only by DAEMON. Other
programs such as ACTLIB, LOGIN, REACT, and WHO have incorrectly
used this GETTAB to return the monitor version where another,
more appropriate GETTAB, %CNDVN, should have been used. The
Digital programs have been changed to use %CNDVN. Sites should
make similar changes to any user-written programs which may have
If you are running a KS monitor with MCO 14174 you must
apply a patch to your monitor before you can use the
provided TSU tape loading procedures.
To determine what your monitor file is you can type
The last line of the display identifies the location and
name of your monitor image. We will call this the
<monitor-filespec>. A DIR command on this file will
provide the edit level. If the edit level is greater
than 33535 you must apply a patch. Do not apply the
patch otherwise. Again, this is for the KS monitor only.
To apply the patch, restore the MTAP.DDT file from the
first saveset of this tape and type the following
Reboot the system with the patched monitor image before
proceeding with the TSU process. The monitor that you
will build with the TSU updated files already has this