XL Fortran for Blue Gene/Q Fix Pack 6 (November 2013 Update) for 14.1

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Abstract

IBM XL Fortran for Blue Gene/Q 14.1.0.6 has been made generally available and contains fixes to version 14.1, including all previous update content.

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Table of Contents
Sections Description

The Change history section provides an overview on what is new in this release with a description of any new functions or enhancements when applicable.

The How critical is this fix section provides information related to the impact of this release to allow you to assess how your environment may be affected.

The Prerequisites section provides important information to review prior to the installation of this release.

The Download package section provides the direct link to obtain the download package for installation in your environment.

The Installation instructions section provides the installation instructions necessary to apply this release into your environment.

The Known side effects section contains a link to the known problems (open defects) identified at the time of this release.

Supporting Documentation
Document Description

Click to review the detailed system requirements information for a complete list of hardware requirements, supported operating systems, prerequisites and optional supported software, with component-level details and operating system restrictions.

The information center provides you with user assistance for the product. You can view, browse, and search online information related to the product. You can also visit the IBM Product information page to browse for additional information centers.

Click to review a complete list of the defects (APARs) resolved in this release including a list of resolved defects for the entire version family.

Click to review a list of technotes describing technical issues, changes to the existing behavior, as well as documentation corrections for this product.

Prerequisites

Prerequisites include:

IBM XL Fortran for Blue Gene/Q, V14.1 at the base level (14.1.0.0) or higher.

Installation Instructions

Review the installation guide:

Click the link to the update instructions provided below.


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Installing an update English 1

Download package

Package xlf.141.bgq.201311.update.tar.gz contains the following content:


    update/xlf/201311/BGQ/rpms/xlf.bg.cmp-14.1.0.6-131101.ppc64.rpm
    update/xlf/201311/BGQ/rpms/xlf.bg.help.pdf-14.1.0.6-131101.ppc64.rpm
    update/xlf/201311/BGQ/rpms/xlf.bg.lib-14.1.0.6-131101.ppc64.rpm
    update/xlf/201311/BGQ/rpms/xlf.bg.man-14.1.0.6-131101.ppc64.rpm
    update/xlf/201311/BGQ/rpms/xlf.bg.msg.rte-14.1.0.6-131101.ppc64.rpm
    update/xlf/201311/BGQ/rpms/xlf.bg.rte-14.1.0.6-131101.ppc64.rpm
    update/xlf/201311/BGQ/rpms/xlf.bg.rte.lnk-14.1.0.6-131101.ppc64.rpm
    update/xlf/201311/BGQ/rpms/xlf.bg.samples-14.1.0.6-131101.ppc64.rpm
    update/xlf/201311/BGQ/rpms/xlmass.bg.lib-7.3.0.6-131101.ppc64.rpm
    update/xlf/201311/BGQ/rpms/xlsmp.bg.lib-3.1.0.6-131101.ppc64.rpm
    update/xlf/201311/BGQ/rpms/xlsmp.bg.msg.rte-3.1.0.6-131101.ppc64.rpm
    update/xlf/201311/BGQ/rpms/xlsmp.bg.rte-3.1.0.6-131101.ppc64.rpm
    update/xlf/201311/BGQ/rpms/xlsmp.bg.samples-3.1.0.6-131101.ppc64.rpm
    update/xlf/201311/LicenseAgreement.pdf
    update/xlf/201311/README
    update/xlf/201311/license.pdf
    update/xlf/201311/printMsgEngine
    update/xlf/201311/xlf_install

How critical is this fix?

Impact Assessment
Impact Description

This is a maintenance release of XL Fortran for Blue Gene/Q 14.1. It contains fixes for client-reported and internally found defects.

Test Results

Definitions

Regression: An error in the Maintenance Delivery Vehicle (MDV) that produces incorrect or unexpected behavior causing a supported feature to stop functioning as designed.
This includes:

  • Coding errors that cause a regression
  • Documentation or packaging problems that cause a regression
  • Errors reported in a new function delivered in a MDV that cause a regression

Incomplete: An error in the MDV has not regressed, but does not work as designed.
This includes:

  • Fixed APARs which did not solve the original problem but did not break anything new
  • APARs reporting documentation errors, such as readme errors, that cause problems applying an MDV but do not lead to a regression

Notes:
  • Regression and incomplete APARs are considered fix-in-error or MDV-in-error
  • Definitions above apply only to valid APARs that result in product fixes (APARs returned as working-as-designed are not assessed for being fix-in-error)
  • Issues in major releases due to new functionality do not apply in this definition

There are no known issues to report.

Problems solved

Click the Fix List link in the table of contents above to review a list of the problems solved in this release.

Known side effects

The following client reported defects were not resolved in this release:

There are no known defects to report.

Change history

What's new

No new features or functions.

Click the link in the Download Options column:

Download RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options
What is Fix Central (FC)?
xlf.141.bgq.201311.update.tar.gz 29 Nov 2013 English 103914415 FC

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Problems (APARS) fixed
LI77508, LI77552, LI77680, LI77716, LI77527, LI77717, LI77556, LI77515, LI77681, LI77702, LI77473, LI77443, LI77271, LI77427, LI77428, LI77505, LI77384, LI77386, LI77227, LI77425, LI77387, LI77388, LI77181, LI77390, LI77221, LI77402, LI77239, LI77240, LI77241, LI77242, LI77122, LI77136, LI77243, LI77196, LI77182, LI77226, LI77099, LI77060, LI77061, LI77063, LI77064, LI76859, LI76915, LI77016, LI77050, LI77018, LI77023, LI77020, LI76932, LI76928, LI77032, LI76963, LI77095

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More support for:

XL Fortran for Blue Gene/Q
Compiler

Software version:

14.1

Operating system(s):

Blue Gene/Q

Reference #:

4036572

Modified date:

2013-11-29

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