From Johnny Willemsen@21:1/5 to All on Tue Jan 17 01:26:11 2017
Once again, thanks to the efforts of many developers, testers, and
users, we are pleased to announce the micro release
of ACE 6.4.2 and TAO 2.4.2 which is available from the usual
download location at:
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:
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 applied.
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*'.