From Johnny Willemsen@21:1/5 to All on Mon Aug 14 02:25:59 2017
Once again, thanks to the efforts of many developers, testers, and
users, we are pleased to announce the micro release
of ACE 6.4.4 and TAO 2.4.4 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
. Enhanced support for Embarcadero C++ Builder 10.2 (Tokyo).
Support for bcc32/bcc64/bcc32c has been enhanced and by
default the clang based versions are used. When the old
bcc32 has to be used set the CLASSIC environment variable
to 1. At this moment runtime test results for bcc64/bcc32c
show some structural problems
. Add support for Oracle Studio 12.5
. Removed usage of ACE_REGISTER and register keyword because
they trigger deprecated warnings with newer gcc and clang
. Add support for gcc 7
. Enhanced Android support
. Fix ACE_INET_Addr::set(domain_name, AF_UNSPEC) to be set to IPv4
address when IPv6 is enabled and the domain_name could be resolved to
Changes to TAO
. Minor cleanup and fixes to the code generated by TAO_IDL