Incorrect build under Mac OS X G5 (configure bug?)

Vincent Lefevre vincent at
Fri Dec 1 16:56:43 CET 2006

On 2006-12-01 13:43:08 +0100, Torbjorn Granlund wrote:
> I have just one machine on which I can test this on, and I would like
> to keep it pre-patch so that we can make sure it works with and
> without the problematic Apple patch.
> Could you try to locate what the critical difference between 2.59 and
> 2.60 that solves this?

There are too many changes in the configure file and after looking at
the diff, I couldn't see any change related to darwin.

> I do not dare to upgrade from 2.59 for GMP 4.2.2, from experience
> upgrading autoconf breaks things.  Instead, I'd like to extract the
> relevant change, and put it in our (already patched) autoconf.

I haven't had any problem with the new autoconf versions lately.
Couldn't GMP pre-release versions allow to detect problems?

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