gmp-4.2 on MacIntel
rik0.py at gmail.com
Tue Mar 28 16:13:52 CEST 2006
28 Mar 2006 15:35:01 +0200, Torbjorn Granlund <tege at swox.com>:
> MacIntel is not supported in gmp 4.2.
> I suspect "configure --host=none-unknown-none" might work, but
> I haven't tested that.
--host=none-apple-darwin works perfectly.
BTW it works even if I enable shared libraries.
./configure --host=none-apple-darwin --enable-cxx --enable-shared
make && make check succeeds.
However having to renounce to asm optimization is sad.
A couple of days ago I built gmp 4.2 just with ./configure, since I
wanted to try gmpbench. In fact it worked (however I did not make
May I ask you what the problem is with new mac intels? It's strange
that assembly optimization works for plain gmp but not for gmp-cxx.
gmp is stable enought to run a bench (and I suppose some standard
software), but fails badly on the tests (a linking problem, in fact --
I suppose it reguards libtests.a since as I said compiling gmpbench
against libgmp.a worked).
If you give me a couple of hints on what needs to be done, I can try
and investigate it further.
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