Once again, thanks to the efforts of many developers, testers, and
users, we are pleased to announce the bug fix ony release
of ACE 6.3.3, TAO 2.3.3, CIAO 1.3.3, and DAnCE 1.3.3, 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 98% for the TAO, CIAO,
and DAnCE tests.
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
.. Visual Studio 2015 has adequate C++11 support, because of this
ACE_HAS_CPP11 is now defined with this compiler. A large amount
of warnings given by this new compiler have been fixed
.. As part of the release script we generate vc12 and vc14
solution files which are packaged as part of the release
.. Added support for VxWorks 7 (kernel mode and RTP).
See the comments in include/makeinclude/platform_vxworks7.0.GNU for
.. Ended daily maintenance for OpenVMS
.. Fixed a defect in ACE_INET_Addr when there is a non-empty interface
address list and set_port_number() is called.
Changes to TAO
.. Extended SL2 Security Manager to easily allow non-secure collocated
invocations but still disallow non-secure remote invocations
.. Relaxed upper limit on POA Thread pool size.
.. Fixed PICurrent improper reset issue. Now slot data is retained
through an ImR forced retry.
.. Bugzilla #4205 fixed.
.. Defaulted IIOP endpoints on IPv6 enabled systems will no longer
append localhost to the IOR if there are no routable IPv6 addresses
but there are routable IPv4 addresses available.
.. Improved the performance of the FT-ImR while under very heavy loads.
.. ImR now may be built on "uses_wchar" platforms.
.. The temporary directory used by the tao_idl preprocessor may now
Changes to CIAO
.. In order to support RTI Connext DDS 5.2.0 we introduced
a new NDDSSCRIPTDIR environment variable which should
be the directory in which the RTI scripts are available.
This will be $NDDSHOME/scripts for RTI 5.1.0 and older
and $NDDSHOME/bin for RTI 5.2.0 and newer. With GNU
make we will detect this automatically
Changes to DAnCE
Bugzilla Issues Fixed
0 MPC bugzilla issue fixed:
3 ACE bugzilla issues fixed:
2366 ACE_Task_Base::activate() does not ignore grp_id parameter when
spawning additional threads
4204 Install directory for binary/library links must exist
4206 rules.lib.GNU uses .o instead of OBJEXT
1 TAO bugzilla issues fixed:
2908 Collocated invocation with SSLIOP in a separate thread is failing
0 CIAO bugzilla issues fixed:
0 DAnCE bugzilla issues fixed: