[ace-users] ACE/TAO/CIAO/DAnCE x.2.7 available for download

Hi all,

Once again, thanks to the efforts of many developers, testers, and
users, we are pleased to announce the micro release
of ACE 6.2.7, TAO 2.2.7, CIAO 1.2.7, and DAnCE 1.2.7, which is available
from the usual download location at:


under the heading "Latest Micro Release Kit".

The doxygen documentation for this release is 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 makefiles.

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


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 group of
Vanderbilt to move ACE+TAO+CIAO+DAnCE 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 97% for the TAO, CIAO,
and DAnCE tests.

Please see:


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 major release.
Please refer to the corresponding ChangeLog files, NEWS files, or
Bugzilla entries for more details on the problem and the nature of fixes

Changes to ACE

.. Added configuration files for Microsoft Visual Studio 2014

.. Added configuration files for MacOSX Yosemite

.. Added configuration files for IBM AIX XL C++ 12.1

Changes to TAO

.. Improved the performance of the load balancing feature of the
   tao_ft_naming service. Now a global load balancing strategy may be
   set via the command line using the new -l ["random"|"round_robin"]
   argument. The newly implemented random strategy is lockless.

.. Fixed active server detection when switching from the primary ImR
   locator to the backup.

.. Added a new command for the windows NT Naming service CLI to set the
   service's start up argv list without invoking regedit.

.. Added a new command for the windows NT Notify service CLI to set the
   service's start up argv list without invoking regedit.

Changes to CIAO

.. None

Changes to DAnCE

.. None

Bugzilla Issues Fixed

0 MPC bugzilla issue fixed:

0 ACE bugzilla issues fixed:

0 TAO bugzilla issues fixed:

0 CIAO bugzilla issues fixed:

0 DAnCE bugzilla issues fixed:
6/23/2014 1:01:01 AM
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