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October 2012 Update for XL Fortran Runtime for Linux, V13.1

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This download package provides the runtime environment components for use with applications developed with the IBM XL Fortran for Linux, V13.1 compiler.

Download Description

If you wish to run an application developed using the IBM XL Fortran for Linux, V13.1 compiler, but do not have the corresponding version of compiler or runtime environment already installed, then you need to install the Runtime Environment package.

Note: Depending on the application, in addition to the Runtime Environment package, you may also need to install the April 2011 Update for XL Fortran for Linux, V13.1 Addons package. The Addons package contains files that may be required by some third-party applications. Only download and install the Addons package if instructed by your application provider.

This update includes the following APAR:
LI77042 - October 2012 Runtime for XL Fortran for Linux, V13.1

* Some or all of the above APARs may have been originally fixed in another release of this product. In such cases fixes have been ported to this release, and APAR descriptions have been copied from the original APARs.

Latest updates
It is highly recommended to always use the latest PTF level. Click here for the list of latest product updates for IBM Fortran compilers. If required, the previous PTF (VRMF: can be obtained here.


Operating system (One of)
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5 (RHEL 5.5)
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (RHEL 6)
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Service Pack 2 (SLES 10 SP2)
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 1 (SLES 11 SP1)


- You can use any of the IBM Power Systems servers that support the Linux distributions. For a complete list of the IBM Power Systems servers, click here.

Disk Space
- 45 MB

Installation Instructions

Refer to the README file for installation instructions.

Note: If the 32-bit libstdc++ package is not installed on a target RHEL6 system, running programs compiled with the XL Fortran compiler may fail due to the missing shared library To resolve the issue, install the following 32-bit package from the RHEL6 distribution:

rpm -ivh libstdc++-4.4.4-13.el6.ppc.rpm

Terms and Conditions
By downloading, installing, copying, accessing or using this software you agree to the terms and conditions outlined in the License Agreement. Please review the License Agreement and License Information documents prior to proceeding with download or installation.

Download package

Note: There is only one download package for both RHEL5 /RHEL6 and SLES 10/SLES 11.

The Runtime Environment package, xlf.rte.131.linux_ppc.oct2012.update.tar.gz, contains the following files:


Download RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options
What is Fix Central(FC)?
xlf.rte.131.linux_ppc.oct2012.update 15 Oct 2012 English 17125034 FC FTP

Technical support

The IBM XL Fortran for Linux, V13.1 RTE is not supported as a stand-alone product.

If you suspect a problem with this Fortran Runtime Environment while using it with a third-party application, contact your application provider for support.

Full support (installation, defect support, and general questions) for this Fortran Runtime Environment is available as part of the software maintenance agreement for the IBM XL Fortran for Linux, V13.1 compiler

Problems (APARS) fixed
LI77042, LI76087, LI75776, LI76296, LI76465, LI76641, LI76838

Document information

More support for: XL Fortran for Linux

Software version: 13.1

Operating system(s): Linux

Reference #: 4033662

Modified date: 15 October 2012

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