The first ns-3 stable release
This release is immediately available from here.
We dedicate this initial ns-3 release to our late contributor and friend, Federico Maguolo.
What is ns-3 ?
ns-3 is a new discrete-event network simulator designed for supporting network
research and education. ns-3 features a solid, well documented C++ core and
models for TCP/IP (IPv4), several link types including WiFi, and mobility
ns-3 is an open source project released under the GNU GPLv2 license which
allows anyone to use ns-3 without having to pay any license fee or royalties.
ns-3 is actively seeking new contributors to extend the range of supported
models and/or to maintain existing models.
Where to get more information about ns-3
All the ns-3 documentation, is accessible from the ns-3 website:
ns-3 is regularly tested on the following platforms:
- linux x86 gcc 4.2, 4.1, and, 3.4.6.
- linux x86_64 gcc 4.1.3, 4.2.1, 3.4.6
- MacOS X ppc and x86
- cygwin gcc 3.4.4 (debug only)
ns-3 is known to fail on the following platforms:
- gcc 3.3 and earlier
- optimized builds on gcc 3.4.4 and 3.4.5
- optimized builds on linux x86 gcc 4.0.x