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




GTK-Doc-1.6 and OpenSSL-0.9.8d

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/orbit2

Installation of ORBit2

Install ORBit2 by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=$GNOME_PREFIX \
            --sysconfdir=/etc/gnome/2.14.3 &&

To test the results, issue: make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--prefix=$GNOME_PREFIX: This is the base installation for GNOME-2 from which all future package 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 Chapter.

--sysconfdir=/etc/gnome/2.14.3: This parameter causes the configuration files to be installed in /etc/gnome/2.14.3 instead of $GNOME_PREFIX/etc. Additionally (if applicable), the parameter ensures that the GConf-2 database is correctly updated.

--enable-gtk-doc: Use this parameter if GTK-Doc is installed and you wish to rebuild the API documentation.


Installed Programs: ior-decode-2, linc-cleanup-sockets, orbit-idl-2, orbit2-config and typelib-dump
Installed Libraries: libname-server-2.a, libORBit-2.{so,a}, libORBit-imodule-2.{so,a}, libORBitCosNaming-2.{so,a}, and Everything_module.{so,a}
Installed Directories: The following subdirectories of $GNOME_PREFIX/: include/orbit-2.0, lib/orbit-2.0 and share/{gtk-doc/html/ORBit2, idl/orbit-2.0}

Short Descriptions


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Last updated on 2006-12-21 18:11:17 -0600