Once again, thanks to the efforts of many developers, testers, and
users, we are pleased to announce the Bug Fix Only (BFO) minor release
of ACE 6.0.1, TAO 2.0.1, CIAO 1.0.1 and DAnCE 1.0.1, 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 96% for the ACE tests and 94% for the TAO 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 support for MinGW with GCC 4.5.
Changes to TAO
. Fixed IDL compiler bug that caused illegal references to items in the
scope of a template module to be overlooked.
Changes to CIAO
. Improved disconnect of Simplex/Multiple facets and receptacles.
. Improved disconnect of consumers and publishers.
. Resolved some memory leaks in the DDS4CCM library. Therefor a lot of
tests were rewritten, using the generated executor implementation.
. Improved doxygen documentation.
. Improved IDL to C++ wrapper for NDDS. Therefor one is able to create a
NDDS only application without using the DDS4CCM connector itself. See
$CIAO_ROOT/connectors/dds4ccm/examples/IDL2CPPWrapper for an example of
such an application.
. Improved the DDS4CCM connector so that the user is able to implement
his/her own connector. See
for an implementation of such a connector.
. Improved the DDS4CCM connector so that it can handle more than one
topic. See $CIAO_ROOT/connectors/dds4ccm/tests/MultiTopic/ for an
implementation of such a connector.
Changes to DAnCE
Bugzilla Issues Fixed