Updated qpid-cpp packages that fix several bugs and add various enhancements are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
The qpid-cpp packages provide a message broker daemon that receives, stores, and routes messages using the open AMQP (Advanced Message Queuing Protocol) messaging protocol along with runtime libraries for AMQP client applications developed using Qpid C++. Clients exchange messages with an AMQP message broker using the AMQP protocol.
The qpid-cpp package has been upgraded to upstream version 0.12, which provides numerous bug fixes and enhancements over the previous version. (BZ#706949)
- In the previous version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, when an attempt to convert a negative value of a Variant Qpid type into an unsigned short type value was made, an exception was issued. In Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, no exception was issued and the value was converted, e.g. "-5" became "65531". This bug has been fixed and the exception is now properly issued in the described scenario.
- Previously, non-static "isManagementMessage" class member was sometimes passed an uninitialized value. This bug has been fixed and only initialized values are now passed in the described scenario.
- The XML-Exchange library (as part of the qpid-cpp-server-xml package) is only available on x86, Intel 64, and AMD64 architectures. Previously, this caused additional dependencies on the xqilla and xerces-c packages to be added to the qpid-cpp RPM package. However, functionality of these two packages is not needed for the Matahari agent infrastructure. This update removes the dependency on these two packages for the PowerPC and IBM System z architectures.
- Previously, qpid-cpp was only built for x86, Intel 64, and AMD64 architectures. This update adds support, which is needed to provide the Matahari agent infrastructure on PowerPC and IBM System z architectures.
Users of qpid-cpp are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fix these bugs and add these enhancements.