[ANNOUNCE] Real-Time Toolkit v1.4.1 released

The Orocos development team is pleased to announce the first bug-fix
release of the Real-Time Toolkit v1.4, a C++ toolkit for building
component based, real-time robotics and machine control applications.

You can download this release from

and read the installation instructions on

The main manual for building your own components can be found on

In addition to documentation updates and various minor bug fixes, the
following reported bugs were fixed in this release:

ID Vers TargetM Summary
178 rtt-b 1.4.1 Event transition in state machine script undetected if no 'select' statement
481 1.4.0 1.4.1 connectPorts only partially connects two read ports
482 1.4.0 1.4.1 Corba's createMethodAny and createCommandAny methods broken
486 1.4.0 1.4.1 SimulationThread locks up system under Xenomai 2.4
521 1.4.0 1.4.1 event transitions can cause crashes (in state machines,...)

Debian packages of this version should be up by tomorrow. For Xenomai, we'll
track the Debian 'unstable' version but rebuild it for 'Etch' and put it in
our repository.

RTT 1.6.0 will branch from trunk as soon as the CORBA improvements have
stabilised and all open projects for 1.6.0 are merged. A release would not be
long after.