Once again, thanks to the efforts of many developers, testers, and
users, we are pleased to announce the micro and bug fix only release
of ACE 6.1.6, TAO 2.1.6, CIAO 1.1.6, and DAnCE 1.1.6, 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 97% for the ACE tests and 96% 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
.. Added new event and sema initialization methods to OS_NS_Thread
to allow passing pre-initialized condition attributes providing
basic support for using time policies in ACE Event classes.
.. Added TIME_POLICY support to ACE_Event classes to allow for
monotonic timer support for ACE Events.
.. Added new regression test:
Changes to TAO
.. We only try to load the ObjRefTemplate library at POA
creation instead of trying to load it at each servant
Changes to CIAO
Changes to DAnCE
Bugzilla Issues Fixed
0 MPC bugzilla issue fixed:
1 ACE bugzilla issues fixed:
3958 debian doesn't ship sslv2 anymore
1 TAO bugzilla issues fixed:
4075 Not installing ObjRefTemplate library can lead to a deadlock
0 CIAO bugzilla issues fixed:
0 DAnCE bugzilla issues fixed: