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i work with unix server 11.31. Now i want to move my binaries to unix 11.11. I am confused will those binaries will work in 11.11 since there was some signal changes and configuration changes in newer version.

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I assume you talk about HP-UX? And why do you want to migrate to an 12 year old OS (11.11) from a five year old (11.31)? – Sven May 8 '12 at 7:23
Since my production server is in earlier version i need to move my binaries – sooraj May 8 '12 at 9:50
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Binary compatibility is only usually guaranteed on forward versions (i.e. binaries compiled on version xx.1 will run on xx.2). I do not specifically know how HP handles this for HP-UX, but I would expect it not to guarantee backward binary compatibility.

You would be safer off re-compiling your code against the previous version.

Or, you could move the binaries and see if they run - might be quickest.

More info on some HP-UX binary compatibility stuff here.

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But my binaries working in 11.11 were not working in 11.31...i need to do certain changes. Hence am confused due to these changes will it work in 11.11 – sooraj May 8 '12 at 9:49

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