The open source community has released on Friday May 1st 2020 a new ACE 6.5.9 and TAO 2.5.9 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)¶
- On Windows, ACE no longer defines
_WIN32_WINNT. ACE wrappers for
if_indextonameare available if the version of the Windows SDK supports them.
- IPv6 extended datagram receive info now supported on macOS.
(u)int8/16/32/64_twhen C++11 has been enabled.
- CDR_Base uses
LongLong, all old emulated support has been removed
- Updated debian and rpm packaging support
Changes to TAO (detailed changes)¶
- With C++11 we are now using
(u)int8/16/32/64to map all CORBA integer types