R2CORBA 1.4.1 released. Now provides Ruby Gem support!

Remedy IT is pleased to announce the release of version 1.4.1 of R2CORBA, an implementation of the Ruby CORBA Language mapping (RCLM). This software is provided as Open Source.

The most important changes in this release are:

  • Replacement of the 'old' setup.rb based build system by a Rake based build system
  • Added support for distribution/installation of R2CORBA as a Ruby Gem
  • Added new r2corba tool script. Currently provides support for running included regression tests after gem installation.
  • all fixes for OSPortal issues
  • and more (see the CHANGES document in the distribution)

Try it out!
This is the easiest to install (R2)CORBA product in existence.
Just execute 'gem install r2corba' and start working.[1]
Read the installation instructions for more details.

R2CORBA provides a 100% OMG RCLM compliant CORBA implementation for MRI and JRuby running on Windows (32bit and 64bit) and Linux (32bit and 64bit) featuring:

  • 100% native Ruby IDL compiler;
  • support for direct IDL inclusion in Ruby code;
  • support for Ruby CORBA clients;
  • support for Ruby CORBA servants;
  • support for all IDL defined datatypes;
  • and more...

You can read more about R2CORBA and the RCLM at the Wiki of the R2CORBA project. You can also browse the code repository there.

You can find tutorials and real world user stories here at ORBZone.

Source packages are available for download at files files section at OSPortal.

Distribution of prebuilt RPMs through OBS has been discontinued in favour of the now available Gem distribution.

NOTE 1: If you are using the Ruby Version Manager (RVM) be sure to carefully read this section of the installation instructions.