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Are Compilers Necessary for Oracle RDBMS on Linux (Doc ID 557138.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 25, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Linux Itanium
IBM: Linux on System z
Linux x86
Linux x86-64


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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