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-0.8.4 and popt-1.7-5

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-2 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 ior-decode-2, linc-cleanup-sockets, orbit-idl-2, orbit2-config, typelib-dump, libORBit-2, libORBitCosNaming-2, libORBit-imodule-2, libname-server-2 and the ORBit2 Everything_module libraries.



libORBit-2 is the CORBA API.

Last updated on 2005-01-25 09:02:00 -0700