[Ace-users] [tao-bugs] Unwanted endpoint profile in object ref

Douglas C. Schmidt schmidt at dre.vanderbilt.edu
Tue Feb 26 00:54:47 CST 2008

Hi Keith,

> I haven’t heard anything back on this.  I wasn’t sure it got out to the list or not.

I got it - so it must be going somewhere ;-)

> Is this a bug or is there a way to configure the ORB to ignore an
> interface?  I know I can force it to use an endpoint, but that would
> be a pain to retrofit all our code …

I'm not sure whether it's possible to do this in TAO, but if it is
you'll probably need to update to a newer version since 1.5.3 is pretty old.



> Keith.
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> From: tao-bugs-bounces at cse.wustl.edu [mailto:tao-bugs-bounces at cse.wustl.edu] On Behalf Of Keith Nicewarner
> Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2008 9:15 PM
> To: TAO Bugs
> Subject: [tao-bugs] Unwanted endpoint profile in object ref
>     TAO VERSION: 1.5.3
>     ACE VERSION: 5.5.3
>     HOST MACHINE and OPERATING SYSTEM: RH Linux 2.6.9-42.0.2.EL
>     TARGET MACHINE and OPERATING SYSTEM, if different from HOST:
>     COMPILER NAME AND VERSION (AND PATCHLEVEL): gcc version 3.4.6 20060404 (Red Hat 3.4.6-8)
>     THE $ACE_ROOT/ace/config.h FILE: config-linux.h
>     THE $ACE_ROOT/include/makeinclude/platform_macros.GNU FILE: platform_linux.GNU
>     CONTENTS OF $ACE_ROOT/bin/MakeProjectCreator/config/default.features
>     (used by MPC when you generate your own makefiles):
>         COMPILATION?
>             If so, what do your $ACE_ROOT/ace/config.h and
>             $ACE_ROOT/include/makeinclude/platform_macros.GNU contain?
>         LINKING?
>             On Unix systems, did you run make realclean first?
>         EXECUTION? only my application is affected
>         OTHER (please specify)?
> [Please indicate whether ACE/TAO, your application, or both are affected.]
> Profiles for objects on a host with multiple interfaces seem to automatically list all interfaces (including one that I
> don't want to use).
> I have a host that has an Ethernet interface and a WAN point-to-point (synch serial) interface.  Object servants created on
> this machine have profiles that list both interfaces (eth0 first).  Normally this isn't a problem, but when the servant
> dies and I'm using a stale object ref from, say, the naming service, the first interface fails with "Transport endpoint is
> not connected" and then it tries the second profile for my WAN interface.  For whatever reasons, this just hangs forever. 
> But I don't want it to even try the WAN interface because there's no CORBA traffic on it and it doesn't have a full-blown
> network stack (which may be why it's blocking without failing).  How do I make the ORB ignore the WAN interface?
>     REPEAT BY:
> Thanks,
> Keith.
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