Supported Platforms

Currently CIF is running under Win32 and Solaris8.

Supported Compilers

The supported compiler under Windows is Visual Studio 6.0 SP5. For Solaris it is gcc 2.95.2.

Preconditions for Installation

Installation Steps

  1. download sources for idl2idl, container and examples and keep directory structure
  2. build the idl2idl compiler (via VC++ project or using configure and make)
  3. build the container (via VC++ project or using configure and make)
  4. put the idl2idl compiler in path or adapt makefiles for Examples
  5. build an example
  6. adapt the makefile in Runtime/Deployment/ComponentImplementations to generate and compile the servant code at deployment time