Operating system and hardware support

This section describes the operating systems and hardware that IBM® XL C/C++ for Linux, V13.1.3 supports.

IBM XL C/C++ for Linux, V13.1.3 , for little endian distributions supports the following operating systems:
  • Ubuntu Server V14.04
  • Ubuntu Server V14.10
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2

See the README file and Before installing XL C/C++ for a complete list of requirements.

The compiler, its libraries, and its generated object programs run on any IBM Power Systems™ server supported by your operating system distribution with the required software and disk space.

To exploit the various supported hardware configurations, the compiler provides options to tune the performance of applications according to the hardware type that runs the compiled applications.

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