[ace-users] Getting started with ACE (noobish)

Douglas C. Schmidt schmidt at dre.vanderbilt.edu
Tue Jul 10 14:32:24 CDT 2007

Hi Jim,

> I am embarking upon the development of some new server apps and have
> been looking at ACE to use for certain components -- thread pools,
> shared memory, and a couple of others.


> I know that the "Software Development Guidelines" suggest using the
> ACE equivalents for things like main ie ACE_TMAIN, etc. for
> portability purposes.  However, if I am not concerned about
> portability of things like strings / etc.  Is there any downside to
> using ACE in a piecemeal fashion?

No, not really - other than if you end up needing to port your code to
other platforms you may need to do some minor rework!

Take care,

Dr. Douglas C. Schmidt                       Professor and Associate Chair
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