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The PTF process feels antiquated. It would be nice to be able to use a package manager to handle this.
This new command would be for installation, upgrade and viewing installed / available ptfs.
ptf install XXXXXX # apply permanent ptf temp XXXXXX # apply temporary ptf upgrade XXXXXX # upgrade to newest level ptf list available # show all ptfs available to be installed ptf list installed # show all ptfs currently installed
In CL: ptfinstall(XXXXXX) ptfupg(XXXXXX) ptfavail() ptfinstalled()
This would likely be reliant on the completion of: www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=117804
This upgrade would allow for automation of PTF process. It would also make the PTF process easier to understand for people used to systems that use package managers.
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