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So. I have a binary in /opt/freeware/bin in an AIX PPC machine whose origin I don't know. It could be an RPM -- most open-source AIX RPMs install in /opt/freeware. But no such luck. It must have been from an installp package (.bff). How can I discover which of the installed packages, if any, contains this file?

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lslpp -w <file> looks right, according to the unix rosetta stone: http://bhami.com/rosetta.html#software

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I believe the command you want is lslpp (with the -w flag).

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