Reporting Issues

What should I do when I find an Intel® OpenMP* runtime bug?


First, please check the Intel® OpenMP* FAQ and the Intel® OpenMP* Forum to see if this issue is being discussed there before you submit it.  Then use the Intel® OpenMP*Forum to submit your issue.

What information should I provide when filing a new bug report?


Choose a title that uniquely and concisely describes your bug.  Enter a specific description of your bug; describe your system configuration -- include platform, architecture, operating system, ABI and compiler information, along with specific versions used -- and the details necessary to reproduce your bug. Include as small a test-case as is adequate to reproduce the bug, along with the specific commands used to compile and run the test-case. Include any additional, specific details that may be relevant. Indicate the release type, file name and version of the most recent Intel® OpenMP* runtime download that reproduces the bug; please indicate whether release or debug library builds were used. Indicate the severity of the bug in terms of its impact to you and your productivity:

·         Showstopper - A bug that prevents you from using the Intel® OpenMP* runtime.

·         High - A bug with a short-term workaround, but which needs to be fixed as soon as possible.

·         Medium - A bug that does not slow development, but which needs to be fixed.

·         Low - A bug that has no significant impact, but which should be fixed at some point to improve future usability.

Does Intel plan to make its OpenMP* runtime test suites available?


We have not included any tests with the current open-source package, but we hope to do so in the future.

What should I do if I have a question about the Intel® OpenMP* runtime?


Please check the Intel® OpenMP* FAQ ; if you cannot find the answer there, please raise the issue on the Intel® OpenMP* runtime Forum.