Projects / autotools-idl


autotools-idl is a patch for automake and some autoconf scripts that adds support for IDL and C++ ORBs. It provides full support for compiling IDL files to C++ stubs and skeletons. The autoconf scripts provide unified detection of different C++ ORBs.

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Recent releases

  •  21 Jan 2009 23:13

    Release Notes: A feature to customize the names of the generated source files was added.

    •  09 Jul 2008 13:21

      Release Notes: A feature to choose the allowed ORBs per package (in was added. When the user explicitly enables a few ORBs, then they are tried in the order preferred by the developer (if there is a list of developer-preferred ORBs).

      •  27 Jan 2008 07:07

        Release Notes: A few minor bugs were fixed. All the scripts were refactored so that they no longer use shell functions. (This might improve portability a bit.) This version was merged with automake 1.10.1.

        •  18 Oct 2007 07:39

          Release Notes: This is the first non-beta release. Support for TAO 1.6 has been added. Some rules about compatibility between versions have been established.

          •  03 Jun 2007 11:35

            Release Notes: Non-default linking for Orbix was fixed (e.g. 64-bit under Linux or Solaris). Detection of OpenSSL was fixed for certain systems in entirely static linking mode.


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