IBM - Software Development Toolkit for Linux on Power

Software Development Toolkit for Linux on Power

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The IBM Software Development Kit for Linux on Power (SDK) is a free, Eclipse-based Integrated Development Environment (IDE). The SDK integrates C/C++ source development with the Advance Toolchain, Post-Link Optimization, and classic Linux performance analysis tools, including Oprofile, Perf and Valgrind.

[ Updated 24 October 2014 ]

Key benefits

The IBM SDK for Linux on Power provides you with:

Software included

The IBM SDK for Linux on Power package includes:

  • IBM Advance Toolchain for Linux on Power integration, Versions 7.0-5, 7.1-0, and 8.0-0
  • IBM SDK for Linux on Power, Version 1.6.0
  • Feedback Directed Program Restructuring (FDPR), Version 5.6.2-6b
  • Pthread Monitoring tool for Linux on Power (pthread-mon), Version 0.5.10-1
  • IBM SDK Java Technology Edition Version 7.1
  • IBM POWER8 Functional Simulator

Supported Linux distributions

The following Linux distributions are currently supported for 64-bit IBM Power Systems.

New in Version 1.6

Refer to the Release Notes for more detailed information about features of the IBM SDK for Linux on Power and for additional help troubleshooting issues.

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Readme first issues!

Urgent information that alerts you to problems you can avoid during Linux install on IBM systems.

My notifications

Sign up (requires IBM ID) for email bulletins about these tools. Subscribe to the Power product family, and then to Linux on Power: Installation, Service and Productivity Tools.

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