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Rational Developer for Power Systems Software Fix Pack 1 ( for 8.0.3

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IBM Rational Developer for Power Systems Software has been made generally available and contains fixes to version 8.0.3 including all predecessor fix packs.

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  • For a detailed list of problems (APARs) solved in this Fix Pack, click the Fix List link in the Problems solved section below.
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Rational Developer for Power Systems Software 8.0.3

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For a brief description of the new features and restrictions, review the Release Notes/Readme documentation.

For a detailed list of the system requirements prior to installing, review the Detailed System Requirements documentation.

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Installation Instructions

The following are the two common ways to install this fix pack:

  • If IBM Rational Developer for Power Systems Software, Version 8.0 is already installed on your system, install this update using the Update Packages wizard in the IBM Installation Manager.

  • If you are installing IBM Rational Developer for Power Systems Software, Version 8.0 for the first time or if you are installing an additional instance of it, install this update at the same time you install IBM Rational Developer for Power Systems Software, Version 8.0. Click Check for Other Versions and Extensions on the Install page of the Installing Packages wizard in the Installation Manager.

For full details on installing this fix pack, see the Installation instructions section of the fix pack readme file.

For information about installing IBM Rational Developer for Power Systems Software, Version 8.0, including installation prerequisites, see the Installation Guide.

You can download a compressed file containing the IBM Rational Developer for Power Systems Software, Version fix pack. The files that you extract from the compressed file form a repository for the fix pack. You can install the fix pack from the repository on your own computer, or you can copy the repository to a shared drive or to an HTTP or HTTPS server.

To download the update as a compressed file for local installation requires approximately 1.6 GB to store and extract the compressed file.

To download and install the fix pack:

  1. Download the fix pack from the 'FC' download URL link in the Download Options column of the Download package table.

  2. Extract the compressed file to an appropriate directory. For example, extract to C:\temp

  3. In the Installation Manager, add the repository location for the fix pack as follows:

    1. Start the Installation Manager.

    2. On the Start page of the Installation Manager, click File > Preferences, and then click Repositories. The Repositories page opens.

    3. On the Repositories page, click Add Repository.

    4. On the Add repository window, browse to, and then enter the file path to the RDPower\updates directory. For example, enter C:\temp\RDPower\updates, and then click OK.

    5. Click OK to close the Preference page.

  4. Install the fix pack as described previously in this document.

Note: During the process of updating from a local repository, the Installation Manager might prompt you for the location of the repository for IBM Rational Developer for Power Systems Software, Version 8.0. If you installed the product from DVD or other media, this media must be available when you use the update feature.

For complete instructions, see the Installation instructions section in the fix pack readme file.

Download RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options
What is Fix Central(FC)? 16 Jan 2012 Language Independent 805620740 FC

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Problems (APARS) fixed
SE49970, SE50350, SE50391, SE49970, SE50350, SE50391, SE48213, SE49249, SE49311, SE49313, SE49314, SE49315, SE49462, SE49657, SE49819, SE49918, SE49966, SE50042, SE50232, SE50236, SE50311

Document information

More support for: Rational Developer for Power Systems Software

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Operating system(s): Linux, Windows

Reference #: 4031344

Modified date: 2012-02-16