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January 2012 Update for XL Fortran for Linux, V12.1

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Cumulative updates for IBM XL Fortran for Linux, V12.1.

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This page contains product updates for the IBM XL Fortran for Linux, V12.1 compilers on the following platforms:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (RHEL 5) for IBM Power Systems
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (SLES 10) for IBM Power Systems
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (SLES 11) for IBM Power Systems

This update fixes the following APARs*:
LI76580 - Incorrect result with -qsmp=omp
LI76581 - Assembler can not open file
LI76584 - -qhot causing threads to loop full
LI76598 - January 2012 Update for XL Fortran for Linux, V12.1 (RHEL 5)
LI76599 - January 2012 Runtime for XL Fortran for Linux, V12.1 (RHEL 5/RHEL 6)

Note: APAR LI76267 adds Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (RHEL6) support to the runtime only. If the 32-bit libstdc++ package is not installed on the 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

SLES 10 and SLES 11
This update fixes the following APARs*:
LI76586 - Incorrect result with -qsmp=omp
LI76587 - Assembler can not open file
LI76480 - -qhot causing threads to loop full
LI76600 - January 2012 Update for XL Fortran for Linux, V12.1 (SLES 10/ SLES 11)
LI76601 - January 2012 Runtime for XL Fortran for Linux, V12.1 (SLES 10/ SLES 11)

* 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.

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IBM XL Fortran for Linux, V12.1 compiler, at the base level ( or higher.
See the "System Prerequisites" section in Chapter 1 of the Installation Guide for base level compiler prerequisite details.

Installation Instructions

RHEL 5 and SLES 10
See Chapter 4 "Installing an update" in the Installation Guide (PDF).

Follow these additional instructions.

Download package

The package, xlf.121.linux_ppc.jan2012.update.tar.gz contains:


Download RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options
What is Fix Central(FC)?
xlf.121.linux_ppc.jan2012.update 11 Jan 2012 English 128787716 FC FTP

Technical support

For information about latest technical issues, changes to the existing behavior, as well as documentation corrections for this product, please refer to the on-line Readme.

Problems (APARS) fixed
LI76580, LI76581, LI76584, LI76598, LI76599, LI76586, LI76587, LI76480, LI76600, LI76601, LI75883, LI75921, LI75922, LI75923, LI75884, LI75925, LI75926, LI75886, LI75928, LI75929, LI75930, LI75916, LI75917, LI75889, LI75932, LI75933, LI75934, LI75900, LI75936, LI75937, LI75901, LI75939, LI75940, LI75941, LI75918, LI75919, LI75460, LI75385, LI75389, LI75463, LI75390, LI75391, LI75466, LI75467, LI75392, LI75433, LI75469, LI75296, LI75445, LI75449, LI75018, LI75450, LI75475, LI75459, LI75297, LI75478, LI75461, LI75480, LI75481, LI75455, LI75453, LI75454, LI75320, LI75462, LI75464, LI75312, LI75465, LI75468, LI75486, LI75487, LI75470, LI75472, LI75490, LI75304, LI75473, LI75295, LI75034, LI75474, LI75494, LI75476, LI75314, LI75275, LI75479, LI75498, LI75499, LI75458, LI75456, LI75457, LI75011, LI75012, LI75033, LI75035, LI75013, LI75016, LI75037, LI75017, LI75039, LI75018, LI75028, LI75029, LI75019, LI75020, LI75044, LI75045, LI75021, LI75023, LI75047, LI75032, LI75049, LI75034, LI75030, LI75031, LI74445, LI74447, LI74358, LI74359, LI74321, LI74322, LI74360, LI74323, LI74327, LI74361, LI74313, LI74362, LI74292, LI74363, LI74365, LI74293, LI74366, LI74367, LI74368, LI74369, LI74370, LI74324, LI74371, LI74325, LI74328, LI74329, LI74373, LI74374, LI74375, LI74376, LI74377, LI74378, LI74379, LI74380, LI74326, LI74381, LI74338, LI74382, LI74385, LI74339, LI74386, LI74387, LI74389, LI74390, LI74391, LI74392, LI74393, LI74340, LI74330, LI74331, LI74858, LI74910, LI74379, LI74326, LI74911, LI74863, LI74865, LI74914, LI74893, LI74915, LI74925, LI74900, LI74894, LI74918, LI74327, LI74313, LI74919, LI74902, LI74905, LI74922, LI74906, LI74923, LI74926, LI74901, LI76239, LI76252, LI76267, LI76190, LI76191, LI76240, LI76254, LI76192, LI76193

Document information

More support for: XL Fortran for Linux

Software version: 12.1

Operating system(s): Linux

Reference #: 4031781

Modified date: 10 January 2012

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