Are Compilers Necessary for Oracle RDBMS on Linux

(Doc ID 557138.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 27, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 9.2 to 12.1]
Linux x86
IBM: Linux on System z
Linux x86-64
Linux Itanium


The Oracle RDBMS installation guides for UNIX platforms specifies the compiler requirements. For example, let us consider the following document:

Oracle® Database Installation Guide
10g Release 1 (10.1) for UNIX Systems: AIX-Based Systems, hp HP-UX PA-RISC (64-bit), HP Tru64 UNIX, Linux x86, and Solaris Operating System (SPARC)
Part No. B10811-01

Is the listed compiler requirement for Linux a mandatory requirement?


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