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February 2012 Update for XL Fortran for Linux, V13.1

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Cumulative updates for IBM XL Fortran for Linux, V13.1

Download Description

This page contains product updates for the IBM XL Fortran for Linux, V13.1 compilers on the following platforms:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5 (RHEL 5) for IBM Power Systems
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (RHEL 6) for IBM Power Systems
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Service Pack 2 (SLES 10 SP2) for IBM Power Systems
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 1 (SLES 11 SP1) for IBM Power Systems

This update fixes the following APARs*:
LI76415 - Internal compiler assert in load_base
LI76634 - Performance degradation with -qhot
LI76613 - Compilation hang with -O3 -qhot
LI76619 - -qsimd=auto causing error for qarch=pwr7
LI76637 - Intrinsic assignment problem
LI76640 - February 2012 Update for XL Fortran for Linux, V13.1
LI76641 - February 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.

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IBM XL Fortran for Linux, V13.1 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, SLES 10 and SLES 11
See Chapter 4 "Installing an update" in the Installation Guide (PDF).

1) Please follow these additional instructions and you may also need this technote.

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

2) Important Note: Users of XL Compilers on RHEL6.1 may encounter some linker issues/errors. Please review the following technote for more details and workarounds to the linker issues/errors.

Download package

Note: There is only one download package for both RHEL 5/RHEL 6 and SLES 10/SLES 11.

The download package, xlf.131.linux_ppc.feb2012.update.tar.gz, contains:


Download RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options
What is Fix Central(FC)?
xlf.131.linux_ppc.feb2012.update.ta 17 Feb 2012 English 106073747 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
LI76415, LI76634, LI76613, LI76619, LI76637, LI76640, LI76641, LI76090, LI76053, LI75814, LI76054, LI76056, LI76065, LI76095, LI76096, LI76066, LI76073, LI76076, LI76080, LI76083, LI76089, IZ92366, LI76103, LI76092, LI76093, LI75756, LI76086, LI76087, LI75761, LI75827, LI75778, LI75747, LI75780, LI75781, LI75782, LI75783, LI75784, LI75748, LI75785, LI75510, LI75788, LI75789, LI75790, LI75777, LI75775, LI75776, LI76278, LI76072, LI76298, LI76044, LI76299, LI76280, LI76283, LI76284, LI76143, LI76303, LI75927, LI76285, LI76304, LI76295, LI76296, LI76466, LI76467, LI76468, LI76437, LI76439, LI76441, LI76464, LI76465, LI76358

Document information

More support for: XL Fortran for Linux

Software version: 13.1

Operating system(s): Linux

Reference #: 4031998

Modified date: 17 February 2012

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