[ace-users] Ace on VxWorks 5.4.2 / Tornado 2.0.2

Johnny Willemsen jwillemsen at remedy.nl
Fri Sep 7 03:00:17 CDT 2007


> We have been using TAO-1.2.1 in production on PPC604 and 
> VxWorks-5.4.x/5.5.x for several years. Our build environment is 
> cross-compiling from Solaris or Linux, using either the 
> patched compiler 
> from Wind River (it ain't exactly 2.7.x) or a patched 
> compiler we built 
> ourselves (not recommended; I'll look at the link you included).
> Anyway, it works for us, though we patch TAO to get around loader 
> limitations on VxWorks which cause trouble with singletons (we also 
> would patch the most recent versions of TAO since VxWorks 
> continues to 
> have those limitations).

Just a note, the singletons can lead to an issue when using shared
libraries. We as Remedy IT do maintain and port ACE/TAO/CIAO to VxWorks, but
our focus is on the static library build, that is used by all current


Johnny Willemsen
Remedy IT
Postbus 101
2650 AC  Berkel en Rodenrijs
The Netherlands
www.theaceorb.nl / www.remedy.nl  

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