gmp 4.2 fails tests on G5
tege at swox.com
Wed Apr 26 15:54:55 CEST 2006
howarth at bromo.msbb.uc.edu (Jack Howarth) writes:
Has GMP 4.2 actually been tested on a G5?
A G5 is running GMP nightly tests.
In attempting to build
fink packages for gmp 4.2, we discovered that while GMP 4.2 can be built
and passes its testsuite on a G4 there are many testsuite failures when
building and testing on a G5.
Good, thus you're warned about that your compiler is buggy.
Specifically the problem shows up when the
configure option --enable-cxx is used. Without that option, the build passes
its make check on a G5.
You make it sound like a general meltdown happens with --enable-cxx,
but I assume just the C++ tests fails?
For me too, the C++ stuff fails when using Apple's compilers. I
isolate perhaps one compiler bug per month; unfortunately GMP runs
into about 5 compiler bugs per month. This number increases rapidly
I have not isolated this bug, and I do not intend to isolate more bugs
in Apple's compilers.
Please feel free to isolate this problem and report it to Apple. If
you have a clean workaround for GMP, I'll consider putting it in.
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