Support for ISO C11 added to IBM XL C/C++ compilers

New features introduced in Phase 1

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Rajan Bhakta

Date archived: December 1, 2016 | Last updated: April 17, 2014|First published: May 29, 2012

The new ISO C programming language standard provides several features to aid in programming productivity, debugging, and performance. IBM XL compilers are phasing in support for the new C standard so that you can take advantage of useful features, such as those that support complex type object initialization, static assertions, and function attributes for functions that do not return. These are now a part of the XL compilers for easier debugging and improved performance.

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