Instructions for using ACE+TAO+CIAO for CS 282

Instructions for using ACE+TAO+CIAO for CS 282

The best way to use TAO is to download it from here and install it on your laptop. I recommend you use the "latest beta kit". If you have any questions/problems, please send them to me. To ensure that we have proper version/platform/compiler information, please make sure you fill out the appropriate problem report form (PRF), which is in


Make sure to include this information when asking any questions about ACE+TAO since otherwise I have to "guess" what version/platform/compiler/options you've using, which is error-prone and slows down my responsiveness.

If you don't have access to a sufficiently powerful laptop, a frozen version of the ACE, TAO, and CIAO middleware frameworks have been setup in on the Linux machines with names {ics7055-ics7072} in FGH 201. Here are instructions on how to access these middleware frameworks:

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