gmp-4.2.1 build problems
tege at swox.com
Mon Oct 2 22:59:54 CEST 2006
Peter Breitenlohner <peb at mppmu.mpg.de> writes:
I'd like to report two problems encountered in building gmp-4.2.1
on an i686-pc-gnu-linux system (actually an AMD64 processor running with
32Bit versions of the kernel and gcc).
(1) The file configfsf.guess properly detects this as i686-pc-gnu-linux,
but your config.guess wrapper subsequently changes that to
x86_64-pc-linux-gnu causing the build process to fail (ABI=64 with 32 bit
Please complete your report with the output of configure.
(Not the config.log, the stdout output.)
Of course one can override this with "configure --build=i686-pc-gnu-linux"
but I consider the necessity to do so as a gross misfeature (aka bug).
(2) I noticed that "configure --enable-fat" also fails and found that this
problem is addressed by the patch x86-fat.diff on your web page.
Unfortunately this patch contains a typo. The modification for configure
Thanks, this was a strange error.
(The other "updated" patch had the same error.)
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