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Oracle Solaris Studio Compiler Tools suite : Common Questions (Doc ID 1330135.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 14, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Solaris Studio - Version Forte Developer 6 Update 2 to 12.6 [Release 6.0 to 12]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This FAQ provides common answers on the Oracle's compiler tools suite named Oracle Solaris Studio and its previous Sun branded versions.

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 What is Oracle Solaris Studio ?
 What is the current release ?
 What are the previous available releases ?
 Where can it be downloaded ?
 How to obtain support ?
 What is the current licensing model ?
 Where to find Product documentation ?
 Where to find component versions and supported platforms ?
 How to retrieve patches for Solaris 10 or below ?
 Can Patches for Sun Studio 12 be applied on Sun Studio 12 Update 1?
 Patch installation fails with "Package ... is not installed on the system. Change for package ... will not be applied to the system"
 How to request a migration of existing licenses to a new host for Forte Developer 6 Update 2, Sun Workshop 5.0 and 3.0?
 How to install and update Oracle Solaris Studio  on Solaris 11 ?

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