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April 2013 Update for XL Fortran for Linux, V14.1

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Cumulative updates for IBM XL Fortran for Linux, V14.1

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This page contains product updates for the IBM XL Fortran for Linux, V14.1 compilers on the following platforms:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.7 (RHEL 5.7) for IBM Power Systems
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 (RHEL 6.2) for IBM Power Systems
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Service Pack 4 (SLES 10 SP4) for IBM Power Systems
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 2 (SLES 11 SP2) for IBM Power Systems

The following APARs were fixed in this PTF (VRMF:
LI77372 - Large record in program may cause wrong output
LI77328 - f77 'LOCK' variable name keyword conflict
LI77374 - Segfaults with non-XLF compiled modules
LI77375 - Internal compiler error in xlfentry
LI77376 - Internal compiler error in XLFHOT
LI77377 - Internal compiler error with invalid component
LI77378 - Internal compiler error at -O3
LI77379 - Internal compiler error at -O3 and -qstrict
LI77380 - Incorrect output from select case statement with MPI
LI77332 - Stabs error for array bounded by static value
LI77382 - Warning message when max cpu_id to startproc
LI77370 - April 2013 Update for XL Fortran for Linux, V14.1
LI77371 - April 2013 Runtime for XL Fortran for Linux, V14.1

* 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 XL Fortran 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)


- XL Fortran for Linux, V14.1 GA

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

The download package, xlf.141.linux_ppc.apr2013.update.tar.gz, contains:


Download RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options
What is Fix Central(FC)?
xlf.141.linux_ppc.apr2013.update.tar.gz 30 Apr 2013 English 110826806 FC

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
LI77372, LI77328, LI77374, LI77375, LI77376, LI77377, LI77378, LI77379, LI77380, LI77332, LI77382, LI77370, LI77371, LI77164, LI77165, LI77166, LI77127, LI77128, LI77169, LI77133, LI77134, LI77135, LI77173, LI77176, LI77177, LI76992, LI77009, LI76994, LI77011, LI76996, LI76971, LI76972

Document information

More support for: XL Fortran for Linux

Software version: 14.1

Operating system(s): Linux

Software edition: Not Applicable

Reference #: 4034899

Modified date: 30 April 2013

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