configure fails on HP-UX/Itanium (cannot assemble alignment test)

Torbjorn Granlund tege at
Thu Oct 6 14:43:26 CEST 2005

Vincent Lefevre <vincent at> writes:

  I wanted to compile GMP 4.1.4 on
  (ia64-hp-hpux11.23), but got the following error:
  td176> ./configure --prefix=$HOME --exec-prefix=$HOME/ia64-hp-hpux11.23 --enable-assert gmp_cv_asm_underscore=no
  checking if .align assembly directive is logarithmic... configure: error: cannot assemble alignment test
Please see the [2004-09-23] item under

In short, ia64-hp-hpux is an unsupported platform.  But there
is a workaround to make it work.


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