ACE 6.4.4 and TAO 2.4.4 released

The open source community has released ACE 6.4.4 and TAO 2.4.4
Added by Johnny Willemsen 3 months ago

The open source community has released on Monday August 8th 2017 a new ACE 6.4.4 and TAO 2.4.4 release. This release is available from the usual download location at http://download.dre.vanderbilt.edu/ under the heading “Latest Micro Release” or from the github release page

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.

Changes to ACE (detailed changes)

  • Enhanced support for Embarcadero C++ Builder 10.2.1 (Tokyo). Support for bcc32/bcc64/bcc32c has been enhanced and by default the clang based versions are used. When the old bcc32 has to be used set the CLASSIC environment variable to 1. At this moment runtime test results for bcc64/bcc32c show some structural problems
  • Add support for Oracle Studio 12.5
  • Removed usage of ACE_REGISTER and register keyword because they trigger deprecated warnings with newer gcc and clang versions
  • Add support for gcc 7
  • Enhanced Android support
  • Fix ACE_INET_Addr::set(domain_name, AF_UNSPEC) to be set to IPv4 address when IPv6 is enabled and the domain_name could be resolved to IPv4 address.

Changes to TAO (detailed changes)

  • Minor cleanup and fixes to the code generated by TAO_IDL

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