Client Release Notes
12c Release 1 (12.1) for IBM: Linux on POWER Big Endian Systems
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The following or later versions of the operating system are supported for Oracle Database 12c Release 1 (12.1) for Linux on POWER Systems:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6.6
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 7
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
Starting with release 188.8.131.52, Oracle Database Client is supported on Linux on Power (32-Bit) and Linux on Power (64-Bit).
Pro*COBOL is not supported on Linux on POWER Systems.
The following section contains information about issues related to Oracle Database 12c and associated products:
Pro*C parser fails to recognize C99 headers on Linux on POWER Systems.
This issue has no workaround.
This issue is tracked with Oracle bug 6142780.
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Oracle Database Release Notes, 12c Release 1 (12.1) for IBM: Linux on POWER Big Endian Systems
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