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April 2013 Runtime for XL C/C++ for Linux, V12.1

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This document contains runtime components for use with applications developed with IBM XL C/C++ for Linux, V12.1

Download Description

If you wish to run an application developed using the IBM XL C/C++ for Linux, V12.1 compiler, but do not have the corresponding version of compiler or runtime 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 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 contains the following APAR*:
LI77369 - April 2013 Runtime for XL C/C++ for Linux, V12.1

* Some APARs may have been fixed first 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 XL C/C++ compilers. If required, the previous PTF (VRMF: can be obtained here.


Operating system:
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.7 (RHEL 5.7)
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 (RHEL 6.2)
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Service Pack 4 (SLES 10 SP4)
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 2 (SLES 11 SP2)

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, see

Disk space:
- Runtime Environment packages: 45 MB

Installation Instructions

Refer to the README file for installation instructions.

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

The Runtime Environment package, vacpp.rte.121.linux_ppc.apr2013.update.tar.gz, contains the following files:


Download RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options
What is Fix Central(FC)?
vacpp.rte.121.linux_ppc.apr2013.update.tar.gz 30 Apr 2013 English 3017317 FC

Technical support

The IBM XL C/C++ for Linux, V12.1 Runtime Environment is not supported as a stand-alone product.

If you suspect a problem with this C++ 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 C++ Runtime Environment is available as part of the software maintenance agreement for the XL C++ Compilers.

Problems (APARS) fixed
LI77369, LI77175, LI76970

Document information

More support for: XL C/C++ for Linux
C++ Runtime

Software version: 12.1

Operating system(s): Linux

Reference #: 4034896

Modified date: 30 April 2013

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