Contact Us

The TAO e-mail address tao-comments@mcs.anl.gov  is provided for users to communicate with the TAO developers on topics such as

  • reporting bugs,
  • asking for clarification,
  • asking for help in tracking down bugs, and
  • requesting new features within TAO.

We try to respond to this email promptly. Please do not send maintenance requests to the individual TAO authors; all e-mail to tao-comments@mcs.anl.gov is automatically distributed to all of the TAO authors, so our response time using this address will be faster.

Guidelines for Bug Reports:

The more information that you convey about a bug, the easier it will be for us to target the problem. We suggest providing the following information:

  • If the problem involves installation, then send the entire log file from running make.
  • Machine type: (e.g. linux, solaris)
  • OS Version: (run uname -a to get the version number)
  • TAO Version: look in the file ${TAO_DIR}/include/tao_version.h)
  • MPI implementation: (e.g., MPICH, LAM, IBM, SGI)
  • Compiler
  • Problem description: Also, please cut and paste error messages from the compiler, program, etc.

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