make check failed (Solaris 10 11/06 sparc Sun Studio compiler)
tg-this-will-bounce-but-I-am-subscribed-to-the-list-honest at swox.com
Thu Feb 15 23:13:53 CET 2007
This is almost surely a compiler bug. But one cannot be completely
sure without tediously investigating it.
I know it is not a very helpful answer; unfortunately, I don't have
time for isolating bugs that always prove to be compiler bugs, nor do
I have access to all bugware compilers even if I had time.
I'll change the advice in future GMP releases not to report FAIL
conditions, since I never do anything about them anyway.
The only role of "make check" should to warn users not to use the
compiled library. It is not a user tool for finding GMP bugs. The
GMP test suite never finds bugs in a released GMP (at least not when
run in the default mode).
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