[Ace-users] [tao-users] How to Build ACE+TAO with Visual Studio 6
Douglas C. Schmidt
schmidt at dre.vanderbilt.edu
Thu Nov 29 22:49:20 CST 2007
> I am a new user of TAO.
Great, welcome! Since you're using OCI's version of TAO I recommend
sending your questions to taosupport at ociweb.com since they provide
excellent commercial support for their releases of TAO. Naturally, we
encourage and appreciate other members of the ACE+TAO user community who
can respond to questions about the OCI release if they have the answers.
You may also want to consider upgrading to ACE+TAO+CIAO x.6 (i.e., ACE
5.6, TAO 1.6, and CIAO 0.6), which you can download from
under the heading: "Latest Beta Kit".
The DOC groups at Washington University, UC Irvine, and Vanderbilt
University only provide "best effort" support for non-sponsors for the
latest release, as described in
Thus, if you need more "predictable" help for earlier versions of
ACE+TAO, I recommend that you check out
for a list of companies that will provide you with ACE+TAO commercial
> I have obtained, configured, and built ACE and TAO on Windows with
> Visual C++ as per the instructions in the TAO FAQ.
> For this I have downloaded ACE+TAO-1.5a_with_latest_patches.zip from
> http://download.ociweb.com/TAO-1.5a/. I have used Microsoft Visual
> 7.1 for building (using the solution file:%TAO_ROOT%
> I am interested in using Visual Studio 6 for my development.Is it
> possible for me to use VC++6.0 for my further project
> development after having built ACE+TAO as described above?
> If not, which version of ACE+TAO should I download and how can I
> ACE and TAO using VC++6.0. Is there any step by step procedure
> available as in TPG or the FAQ
> (I read in TPG 0.16 that the latest version that is supported with
> Visual Studio 6 is x.5.1 and that any versions after this release
> build anymore with Visual Studio 6. I dont know if the version I have
> downloaded is ok for build with Visual Studio 6)
> Can anyone help me on this, please.
> Thanks in advance.
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