[ace-users] Disposition of the RMCast facility

Douglas C. Schmidt schmidt at dre.vanderbilt.edu
Thu Aug 23 19:42:15 CDT 2007

Hi Jonathan,

>I extensively use the reliable multicast facility and
>find it extremely beneficial. Since, from the sounds
>of it, the code needs a good clean, I would be willing
>to volunteer helping getting the RMCast code into

Thanks, that would be *very* helpful!  Johnny/Steve, can you guys
please let Jonathan know what platforms RMCast has been failing on
recently so he can help to fix the problems?



>Jonathan Day
>> Dear ACE users,
>> There is a facility in the ACE distribution called
>> RMCast (Reliable
>> Multicast). It's located in
>> ACE_wrappers/protocols/ace/RMCast. As part
>> of the ACE distribution, the regular ACE builds are
>> building and
>> testing RMCast daily on many platforms. Although
>> RMCast's build is
>> successful, its tests are failing on numerous
>> platforms. Since nobody
>> in the user community has been submitting issues
>> related to RMCast to
>> the mailing lists, the ACE development/maintenance
>> crew is wondering
>> if anyone uses the RMCast facility.
>> If you use the RMCast facility, please respond to
>> the list to say so.
>> Pending feedback from you all, we're planning to
>> stop testing RMCast
>> prior to the release of ACE 5.6 and, if nobody
>> reports using it, it
>> may be removed from the ACE distribution following
>> ACE 5.6.1.
>> Thanks,
>> Steve Huston
>> --
>> Steve Huston, Riverace Corporation
>Sick sense of humor? Visit Yahoo! TV's 
>Comedy with an Edge to see what's on, when. 

Dr. Douglas C. Schmidt                       Professor and Associate Chair
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science  TEL: (615) 343-8197
Vanderbilt University                        WEB: www.dre.vanderbilt.edu/~schmidt
Nashville, TN 37203                          NET: d.schmidt at vanderbilt.edu

More information about the Ace-users mailing list