ACE 6.5.12 and TAO 2.5.12 released

The open source community has released ACE 6.5.12 and TAO 2.5.12
Added by Johnny Willemsen almost 2 years ago

The open source community has released on Tuesday October 27th 2020 a new ACE 6.5.12 and TAO 2.5.12 release. This release is available from the usual download location at 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)

  • Fixed some C++11 warnings
  • Fixed compile problem on AIX
  • Removed c++0x and c++1y as GNU make variables, use c++11 and c++14 as alternatives
  • Moved all CI builds to github actions
  • Added ACE_GCC_NO_RETURN to fix fall through warnings
  • Fix ACE_Thread_Manager::join memory leak and potential deadlock

Changes to TAO (detailed changes)

  • Removed usage of narrow_from_decl and narrow_from_scope from TAO_IDL, use dynamic_cast now that we have RTTI. Any user that has a custom backend should make the similar changes to their own TAO_IDL backend