XL C/C++ Runtime for AIX Fix Pack 5 (February 2016 PTF) for 13.1
IBM XL C++ Runtime for AIX 18.104.22.168 Fix Pack 5 has been made generally available, including all predecessor PTF content.
If you wish to run an application developed using the IBM XL C/C++ for AIX 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. For more information, review the XL C++ runtime environment filesets section of the knowledge center.
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.
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 AIX 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.
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You can install this software using the System Management and Installation Tool (SMIT) utility.
You must log on as root or have the superuser authority.
To install this software using the SMIT interface, follow these steps:
The Runtime package 22.214.171.124-IBM-xlC-AIX-FP005.tar.Z contains the following files:
How critical is this fix?
This is a maintenance release. It contains fixes for client-reported and internally found defects.
There are no known regressions to report.
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
There are no known issues report.
Review the following list of open defects for IBM XL C/C++ for AIX on the IBM Support Portal.
Review technote 1461170: Open APARs for IBM 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.
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What is Fix Central(FC)?
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The IBM XL C/C++ for AIX 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 C/C++ 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++ Utilities for AIX 13.1 package.
* The Utilities package contains files that may be required by some third-party applications.
* Only download and install the Utilities package if instructed by your application provider.
Problems (APARS) fixed