If your system has all of the prerequisite software, the installer reports that no prerequisites are missing. If your system is missing any of the prerequisite software, the missing software is listed, and you are given a choice of installing it or not. Type 2 and press Enter to install all of the missing prerequisite software. The installer does not report the absence of the patches required by the JDK software, and does not install them if they are missing.
The default installation directory for the Sun Studio 12 is /opt on Solaris platforms and /opt/sun on Linux platforms. To accept the default directory, press Enter. If you want to change the installation directory, type the name of the directory into which you want to install the Sun Studio 12 software and press Enter. If you have previously installed some components of the Sun Studio 12 software, the installer displays that installation directory and will install additional components in the same directory.
If you are installing on a single-user system, type 1 and press Enter to skip the advanced options. If you are installing on a server, type 2 and press Enter to continue to the advanced options.