ACE+TAO 6.4.2

@jwillemsen jwillemsen released this Jan 17, 2017 · 21 commits to master since this release

Once again, thanks to the efforts of many developers, testers, and users, we are pleased to announce the minor release of ACE 6.4.2 and TAO 2.4.2 which is available from the usual download location under the heading "Latest Micro Release".

The Source Code zip/tar.gz provided by github do not contain the necessary MPC package, please do not download these!

Changes to ACE

  • Added support for Mac OS X on x86_64 to get the network adapter address in ACE_OS::getmacaddress().
  • Added support for the December 2016 updates to VxWorks 7.

Changes to TAO

  • Fixed some problems with versioned namespaces in the tao_idl generated code
  • Removed the non-const Any extraction operators which are deprecated within the IDL to C++ specification
    for a long time. Reduces footprint and simplifies the code. Make sure you are using const Foo* as extraction
    type for Foo instead of Foo*