Introduction to ORBit2

The ORBit2 package contains a high-performance CORBA Object Request Broker. This allows programs to send requests and receive replies from other programs.

Package information

ORBit2 dependencies


libIDL-0.8.3 and popt-1.7

Installation of ORBit2

Install ORBit2 by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=$GNOME_PREFIX --sysconfdir=/etc/gnome &&
make &&
make install

Command explanations

--prefix=$GNOME_PREFIX: This is the Base installation for GNOME from which all future installations will receive their prefix parameter. Be sure that GNOME_PREFIX is set for this install or globally to your install directory as described in the introduction of this Section.

--sysconfdir=/etc/gnome: This switch puts configuration files in /etc/gnome instead of $GNOME_PREFIX/etc.


The ORBit2 package contains libORBit-2, libORBitCosNaming-2 and libORBit-imodule-2 libraries.



libORBit-2 is the CORBA API.