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XL C/C++ Runtime for Linux 13.1

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Abstract

This page contains the Runtime Environment package for use with applications developed using the IBM XL C/C++ for Linux 13.1 compiler or its predecessors.

Download Description

If you wish to run an application developed using the IBM XL C/C++ for Linux 13.1 compiler, but do not have the corresponding version of compiler or runtime already installed, then you need to install the Runtime environment package.

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.

IBM Knowledge Center provides an entry point to product documentation. You can view, browse, and search online information related to the product.

You can also visit the XL C/C++ for Linux documentation library to review additional documentation.

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.

Find technical developer content and resources.

Prerequisites

Prerequisites include:

Operating system:

Hardware:

Disk space:

    Installation Instructions

    Review the 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.

    Installation instructions

    To install this software, complete the following steps:

    1. You must install the Runtime environment packages before installing the addons packages, if installing both.
      Starting from XL C/C++ 13.1 RTE, vac.lib is renamed to libxlc-devel, and xlsmp.lib is renamed to libxlsmp-devel.

    2. Download, unzip and untar the rpm packages.

      For example:

      gunzip {filename}.tar.gz
      tar -xvf {filename}.tar

    3. You must uninstall any previous versions of the rpms if any are installed. Do not uninstall rpms that you are not upgrading.

      To uninstall an rpm package, use the following command:

      rpm -e {package name}

      You must uninstall Runtime environment rpm packages in the following order:

      rpm -e vacpp.rte-x.x.x.x-YYMMDD
      rpm -e xlsmp.rte-x.x.x.x-YYMMDD
      rpm -e xlsmp.msg.rte-x.x.x.x-YYMMDD

      You can uninstall addons rpm packages in any order.

      For example:

      rpm -e libxlc-devel.x.x.x-x.x.x.x-YYMMDD
      rpm -e libxlsmp-devel.x.x.x-x.x.x.x-YYMMDD

      where x.x.x.x-YYMMDD or x.x.x-x.x.x.x-YYMMDD refers to the level of the rpm package installed on your system.

      To determine the level, use the following commands:

      rpm -q vacpp.rte
      rpm -q xlsmp.rte
      rpm -q xlsmp.msg.rte
      rpm -q libxlsmp-devel
      rpm -q libxlc-devel

      In cases where an rpm package is required by other installed packages, for example, XL Fortran, the shared package may not uninstall. To upgrade a shared package, specify the --nodeps option with your rpm command.

      For example:

      rpm -e --nodeps xlsmp.rte-x.x.x.x-YYMMDD

    4. Install the packages using the following command:
      rpm -ivh {package name}

      You must install the Runtime environment rpm packages in the following order:

      rpm -ivh xlsmp.msg.rte-x.x.x.x-YYMMDD.ppc64.rpm
      rpm -ivh xlsmp.rte-x.x.x.x-YYMMDD.ppc64.rpm
      rpm -ivh vacpp.rte-x.x.x.x-YYMMDD.ppc64.rpm

      You can install the addons rpm packages in the following order:

      rpm -ivh libxlc-devel.x.x.x-x.x.x.x-YYMMDD.ppc64.rpm
      rpm -ivh libxlsmp-devel.x.x.x-x.x.x.x-YYMMDD.ppc64.rpm

      where x.x.x.x or x.x.x-x.x.x.x refers to the version number, and YYMMDD represents the build date of the rpms.

    5. Uninstallation Instructions

      To uninstall Runtime environment component, run the following commands:
      rpm -e vacpp.rte-x.x.x.x-YYMMDD
      rpm -e xlsmp.rte-x.x.x.x-YYMMDD
      rpm -e xlsmp.msg.rte-x.x.x.x-YYMMDD

      To uninstall addons software, run the following commands:
      rpm -e libxlc-devel.x.x.x-x.x.x.x-YYMMDD
      rpm -e libxlsmp-devel.x.x.x-x.x.x.x-YYMMDD

      where x.x.x.x or x.x.x-x.x.x.x refers to the version number, and YYMMDD represents the build date of the rpms.

      In cases where an rpm package is required by other installed packages, that package might not uninstall.

    Download package

    The Runtime package xlcpp.rte.131.linux_ppc.tar.gz contains the following files:

      README
      LicenseAgreement.pdf
      license.pdf
      vacpp.rte-13.1.0.0-140510.ppc64.rpm
      xlsmp.msg.rte-4.1.0.0-140411.ppc64.rpm
      xlsmp.rte-4.1.0.0-140411.ppc64.rpm

    How critical is this fix?

    Impact Assessment
    Impact Description
    Recommended

    This is a General Availability (GA) release. It contains new product enhancements and features.

    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:

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


    Notes:
    • 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)

    There are no known regressions to report.

    Problems solved

    Defects resolved

    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

    Review the following list of known issues and open defects:

    There are no known issues report.

    Open defects

    Review the following list of open defects for IBM XL C/C++ for Linux on the IBM Support Portal.

    Review technote 1461170: Open APARs for Rational products available on the Web for information on how to configure your MyNotifications subscription account and subscribe to the APARs you are interested in following.

    Change history

    What's new

    For information about new features and enhancements in the XL C/C++ for Linux 13.1 compiler, review the Announcement letter.

    Click the link in the Download Options column:

    Download RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options
    What is Fix Central(FC)?
    xlcpp.rte.131.linux_ppc.tar.gz 6 Jun 2014 English 2805716 FC

    Technical support

    The IBM XL C/C++ for Linux Runtime environment is not supported as a stand-alone software product.

    If you suspect a problem with the IBM XL C/C++ Runtime environment component while using it with a third-party application, contact your application provider for support.

    Full support (installation, defect support and general questions) for the IBM XL C/C++ Runtime environment component is available with the software subscription and support agreement for the XL Fortran Compilers.

    A suitable test case is required for defect support; review technote 1260804: Test case preparation for IBM XL compilers support for details.

    Depending on your application, you may also need to install the IBM XL C/C++ Addons for Linux 13.1 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.

    Document information

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

    Software version: 13.1

    Operating system(s): Linux

    Reference #: 4037606

    Modified date: 06 June 2014