[Ns-developers] Ns-3.1 Release Candidate 1 Posted
craigdo at ee.washington.edu
Wed Jun 18 17:06:22 PDT 2008
Greetings from your friendly neighborhood ns-3 release manager.
A couple of problems in the build and test environments of ns-3.1-RC1 have
been reported and fixed in an interim release. It turned out that
ns-3.1-RC1 in the MinGW environment did not build correctly and there was a
problem with getting correct regression trace files in non-Mercurial
No changes have been made to ns-3 proper, but both of these problems have
been fixed and a new tarball has been made available. If either of these
issues have affected you, you can find the latest tarball at
Again, no changes to the ns-3 code proper have been made, so there is no
need to upgrade unless you are trying to build in MinGW or need to run
regression tests in non-mercurial environments.
We are currently considering the timing and content of ns-3.1-RC2 since
there have been four new bugs reported (thanks to all who took the time to
We encourage everyone interested in ns-3 to download our release candidates
and try to uncover problems.
Again, thanks to everyone who is downloading and trying ns-3.1 release
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ns-developers-bounces at ISI.EDU
> [mailto:ns-developers-bounces at ISI.EDU] On Behalf Of
> craigdo at ee.washington.edu
> Sent: Tuesday, June 17, 2008 12:27 PM
> To: 'ns-developers'
> Subject: [Ns-developers] Ns-3.1 Release Candidate 1 Posted
> Hi all,
> I'm happy to announce that release candidate number one for
> the initial
> release of ns-3 is available at the below location:
> This is a release candidate, which means that we believe this
> version of
> ns-3.1 is ready for release, but we want to make absolutely sure that
> nothing has snuck in that could cause serious problems. We
> would appreciate
> it if you all could find time to look at this candidate with an eye to
> finding problems before we call it "golden."
> Please see this "getting started" page if you are new to ns-3:
> >From the RELEASE_NOTES file in the distribution ...
> Release 3.1 (2008/06/30)
> First supported ns-3 release.
> - TCP bugfixes and support for packet tags
> - CSMA NetDevice cleanup and documentation
> - internet-node renamed to internet-stack
> - Socket::RecvFrom added; "flags" argument added to Send calls
> - updated doxygen
> - several bugs and open issues closed out
> - revised tutorial
> Note: Some API in class ns3::Ipv4 and ns3::Ipv4RoutingProtocol is
> deprecated and may be removed and replaced in future releases.
> -- Craig
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