broken "make check" on Linux/ppc64 (linking problem)

Torbjorn Granlund tg at
Mon Sep 17 19:07:24 CEST 2007

Vincent Lefevre <vincent at> writes:

  On 2007-09-17 15:21:32 +0200, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
  > In fact, the cause is that t-set_d uses GMP 4.2.1 (installed in
  > /home/vlefevre/ppc64-suse-linux/lib listed in my $LD_LIBRARY_PATH),
  > where there was a bug in mpz/set_d.c. If I add <build>/.libs in front
  > of my $LD_LIBRARY_PATH or if I unset LD_LIBRARY_PATH, the segfault no
  > longer occurs. I wonder if this is due to a libtool bug or something
  > else.

  I have the same problem with MPFR 2.3.0 on this machine, so this
  is probably a libtool bug.

I suppose the only thing libtool could do, is to manipulate
LD_LIBRARY_PATH.  Do you know if it tries to do that?


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