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Using Fix Central to Find and Download XL Compiler for AIX PTFs

Technote (FAQ)


Are PTFs for the XL compilers for AIX available on Fix Central?


The following categories are available under the "Rational" product family for the XL compilers for AIX on Fix Central:

  • XL C Compiler
  • XL C++ Runtime
  • XL C,C++ Compiler
  • XL Fortran Compiler
  • XL Fortran Runtime

Brief tutorial
Under 'Product family' select 'Rational', then fill out the three remaining fields with the compiler you are using, the level currently installed on your system, and the platform.

After you click the "Continue" button, you are presented with the following search page. (Choosing 'Recommended' will show the latest PTF.)

After continuing from the "Identify Fixes" page, you are presented with any available upgrade(s):

Select the PTF(s) you wish to download, then select your download method:

Now you can review your selected download(s). Click on the 'More Information' link to see the download page for the fix which contains a list of APARs fix, and the filesets provided. (For the example we've been following, that link will show you the download page for the April 2008 PTF for XL C/C++ Enterprise Edition for AIX, V9.0. You can also download the fix from that web page.)

Related information

Fix Central

Cross Reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Software Development XL C for AIX AIX All Versions
Software Development XL Fortran for AIX Not Applicable AIX All Versions All Editions
Software Development XL C/C++ for AIX Not Applicable AIX All Versions All Editions

Document information

More support for: XL C/C++

Software version: All Versions

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: 1314052

Modified date: 23 July 2008

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