[ace-users] ACE+TAO+CIAO x.6.4 available for download

Hi all,

Thanks to the efforts of many developers, testers, and users, we are
pleased to announce the latest ACE+TAO+CIAO x.6.4 release. The x.6.4
release is available from the usual download location at


under the heading "Latest Micro Release kit".

The doxygen documentation for the release is also available.  The
prebuilt cidlc binaries are also available.  In addition to the packages
combined of sources and generate makefiles, this release provides
source-only packages for developers who use MPC to generate their own

We encourage you to download the new release, use it with your
applications, and let us know if you encounter any problems. Please use


so that we have the proper version/platform/compiler/options you're
using to report problems. We also request that you take a look at:


for the status of various ongoing projects at the DOC groups of WashU,
UCI, and Vanderbilt to move ACE+TAO+CIAO forward.  Overviews of our
recent progress and upcoming plans are available at:


The overall success rates for the test results gathered from all our
daily builds is 98% for the ACE tests and 95% for the TAO tests.  Please


for a summary of these tests. As always, we appreciate your help in
resolving any remaining problems. Please see:


for an overview of our bug fixing policies.  Moreover, please see


for information commercial support services available from various

The following is a list of key changes since the last micro
release. Please refer to the corresponding ChangeLog files, NEWS files
or Bugzilla entries for more details on the problem and the nature of
fixes applied.

Changes to ACE

.. Reworked the relationship between ACE_Service_Config and

.. Improved autoconf support

.. Improved AIX with gcc support

.. Improved OpenVMS support

.. Improved VxWorks support

Changes to TAO

.. Service Context Handling has been made pluggable

.. Improved CORBA/e support and as result the footprint decreased when
  CORBA/e has been enabled

.. Added the ability to remove consumer and supplier proxies and consumer and
  supplier admins through the Notify Monitor and Control interface.

.. Changed Interface Repository's IOR output file from being
  world writable to using ACE_DEFAULT_FILE_PERMS.

.. Add support for a location forward with a nil object reference.

Changes to CIAO

.. None

Bugzilla Issues Fixes

ACE issues fixed:

2430, 2980, 3134, 3145, 3147, 3167, 3177, 3219, 3238, 3248, 3249,
3264, 3266, 3269, 3273, 3288, 3290

TAO issues fixed:

2417, 2879, 2971, 3171, 3192, 3233, 3246, 3251, 3255, 3274, 3275

CIAO issues fixed:

1671, 2675

MPC isses fixed:

2988, 3118, 3188, 3189, 3218, 3222, 3226, 3236, 3237, 3242, 3254

4/23/2008 1:16:02 PM
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