IBM XL C/C++ for AIX 18.104.22.168 has been made generally available and contains fixes to version 13.1, including all predecessor PTF content (PTF is equivalent to Fix Pack).
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 How critical is this fix section provides information related to the impact of this release to allow you to assess how your environment may be affected.
The Prerequisites section provides important information to review prior to the installation of this release.
The Download package section provides download options 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.
The Known side effects section contains a link to the known problems (open defects) identified at the time of this release.
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.
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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.
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Review the Before installing XL C/C++ for AIX page in the IBM Knowledge Center.
Review the After installing XL C/C++ for AIX page in the IBM Knowledge Center for optional setup and verification procedures after installation.
To install using advanced installation (NDI) on AIX 7.2, ensure you apply the PTF NDI fileset before attempting to install the GA using the NDI tool as per step2 in the documentation. Once the GA is installed on AIX 7.2, updates can be applied as per the documentation for C/C++.
Package 22.214.171.124-IBM-xlCcmp-AIX-FP0010.tar.Z contains the following content:
How critical is this fix?
This is a maintenance release. It contains fixes for client-reported and internally found defects.
There are no known regressions to report.
Click the Fix List link in the table of contents above to review a list of the problems solved 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.
Review technote 1461170: Open APARs for IBM products available on the Web for information on how to configure your MyNotifications subscription account and subscribe to the APARs you are interested in following.
No new features or functions.
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Problems (APARS) fixed
Problems (APARS) fixed
06 December 2018