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October 2012 Update for XL C/C++ for Linux, V11.1

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Cumulative fix package for XL C/C++ for Linux, V11.1.

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This page contains product updates for the IBM XL C/C++ for Linux, V11.1 compilers on the following platforms:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS 5 (RHEL 5) for IBM Power Systems
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS 6 (RHEL 6) for IBM Power Systems
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Service Pack 2 (SLES 10 SP2) for IBM Power Systems
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 1 (SLES 11 SP1) for IBM Power Systems

The following APARs were fixed in this PTF *:
LI76882 - <CMATH> __builtin name lookup error
LI76852 - OMP parallel error from C99 variable usage
LI77052 - dynamic_cast failing to recognize type
LI77021 - Incorrect virtual template error
LI76845 - Internal compiler error with -qinline
LI77054 - Incorrect function signature from typeid
LI77055 - Exception-specification in template parameter
LI77056 - Template type processing order causing error
LI77057 - Inline asm may cause segmentation fault
LI77058 - Wrong .machine tag with optimization enabled
LI77059 - Incorrect output with -O2
LI77025 - Internal compiler error in xlCcode with -O2
LI77027 - -O causing incorrect output
LI77062 - Internal compiler error with -qdfp
LI77028 - Incorrect debug info for dbx
LI77029 - Loop/segfault with -qipa on the link step
LI77036 - Long compile time with IPA
LI76840 - Internal compiler in IPA64
LI77034 - Compiler abend with -qipa
LI76962 - TPO abend when compiling at -qsimd=auto
LI77066 - -q64 and -qlonglit causes incorrect output
LI77039 - October 2012 Update for XL C/C++ for Linux, V11.1
LI77040 - October 2012 Runtime for XL C/C++ for Linux, V11.1

* 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
This update may not be the latest one for this product. Click here for the list of latest product updates for IBM C and C++ compilers.

Previous PTF:
The previous PTF can be obtained here (only if needed). It is highly recommended to always be on the latest PTF level as stated in the above Latest updates section.


IBM XL C/C++ for Linux, V11.1 compiler, at the base level ( or higher.

See the "System Prerequisites" section in Chapter 1 of the Installation Guide for base level compiler prerequisite details.

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 might 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 C/C++ 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

Note: There is only one download package for both RHEL 5/RHEL 6 and SLES 10/SLES 11.

The download package, vacpp.111.linux_ppc.oct2012.update.tar.gz, contains:


Download RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options
What is Fix Central(FC)?
vacpp.111.linux_ppc.oct2012.update.tar.gz 12 Oct 2012 English 70492877 FC FTP

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
LI76882, LI76852, LI77052, LI77021, LI76845, LI77054, LI77055, LI77056, LI77057, LI77058, LI77059, LI77025, LI77027, LI77062, LI77028, LI77029, LI77036, LI76840, LI77034, LI76962, LI77066, LI77039, LI77040, LI76788, LI76789, LI76806, LI76790, LI76809, LI76810, LI76811, LI76812, LI76813, LI76814, LI76791, LI76815, LI76817, LI76792, LI76819, LI76725, LI76820, LI76821, LI76822, LI76823, LI76793, LI76802, LI76835, LI76836, LI76094, LI76097, LI76098, LI76099, LI76100, LI76112, LI76113, LI76101, LI76102, LI76104, LI76117, LI76105, LI76106, LI76107, LI76108, LI76122, LI76123, LI76109, LI76124, LI76110, LI76111, LI76114, LI76115, LI76116, LI76118, LI76119, LI76120, LI76121, LI76134, LI76125, LI75810, LI76137, LI76126, LI76127, LI76140, LI76128, LI76129, LI76130, LI76131, LI76132, LI76146, LI76133, LI75817, LI76135, LI76148, LI76136, LI76138, LI76139, LI76153, LI76141, LI76142, LI76084, LI76085, LI75761, LI75827, LI75750, LI75751, LI75755, LI75758, LI75794, LI75796, LI75797, LI75798, LI75759, LI75799, LI75800, LI75802, LI75760, LI75764, LI75805, LI75806, LI75765, LI75807, LI75809, LI75779, LI75811, LI75812, LI75786, LI75791, LI75815, LI75792, LI75793, LI75511, LI75795, LI75819, LI75801, LI75774, LI75772, LI75773, LI76260, LI76279, LI76261, LI76281, LI76263, LI76282, LI76264, LI76265, LI76268, LI76270, LI76272, LI76274, LI76276, LI76291, LI76292, LI76293, LI76294, LI76458, LI76479, LI76459, LI76481, LI76482, LI76253, LI76460, LI76483, LI76461, LI76469, LI76470, LI76471, LI76475, LI76490, LI76476, LI76462, LI76463, LI76358, LI76243, LI76623, LI76645, LI76624, LI76402, LI76625, LI76648, LI76649, LI76626, LI76650, LI76631, LI76653, LI76632, LI76655, LI76633, LI76656, LI76635, LI76636, LI76642, LI76661, LI76662, LI76663, LI76644, LI76646, LI76666, LI76358, LI76638, LI76639

Document information

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

Software version: 11.1

Operating system(s): Linux

Software edition: Not Applicable

Reference #: 4033657

Modified date: 16 October 2012

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