This page contains the Runtime Environment package for use with applications developed using the IBM XL C/C++ for AIX 16.1 compiler or its predecessors.
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 Prerequisites section provides important information to review before 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.
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 Docs 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 more 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.
Terms and Conditions: By downloading, installing, copying, accessing or using this software you agree to the terms and conditions outlined in the License Agreement. Review the License Agreement and License Information documents before proceeding with download or installation.
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:
How critical is this fix?
This is a General Availability (GA) release.
Click the Fix List link in the table of contents above to review a list of the problems resolved 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.
For information about new features and enhancements, review the Announcement letter .
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 16.1 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.
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25 October 2021