Project Release Information
This release adds support for the latest parallel
machines (BG/L and
Jaguar), improved Babel compiler performance,
improved Babel RMI, and Alpha
support for SIDL structs.
A variety of minor bugs were fixed to improve
This release completes the developers' initial vision for Babel as a language interoperability tool and distributed computing platform. Specific bugs fixed include a.bug in backdoor initialization (C++ and F90/95), a Python reference counting bug, a potential 64-bit enum bug, and a bug in Fortran stubs for arrays of enumerated types.
This release fixes build and configure issues for specific platforms. Memory leaks have been plugged. Some rarray expression problems have been fixed. This release checks that IOR version numbers match when dynamically loading a shared library.
Babel is an IDL-based language interoperability tool