GMP make check fails: mpf_cmp_si wrong on data[6] gcc 3.2.3 x86_64

Greg Smith gsmith at
Mon Dec 8 02:26:31 CET 2008

I get this one failure with 'make_check'.

- GMP version 4.2.4 out of the box
- './configure', 'make', 'make check'.

gmake[4]: Leaving directory `/usr/build/gmp-4.2.4/tests/mpf'
gmake  check-TESTS
gmake[4]: Entering directory `/usr/build/gmp-4.2.4/tests/mpf'
PASS: t-add
PASS: t-sub
PASS: reuse
PASS: t-cmp_d
mpf_cmp_si wrong on data[6]
  a=-0.1e1 (-1)
  b=1 (1)
FAIL: t-cmp_si
PASS: t-div
PASS: t-ui_div
1 of 26 tests failed
Please report to gmp-bugs at

>>>> uname -a:

Linux tor-dsp3 2.4.21-40.ELsmp #1 SMP Thu Feb 2 22:13:55 EST 2006 x86_64
x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

>>>> gcc --version

gcc (GCC) 3.2.3 20030502 (Red Hat Linux 3.2.3-54)

(yes, rather old, but I'm trying to upgrade it ... which is what I need
GMP for)

>>>>>> ./config.guess

>>>>>> ./configfsf.guess

... I'm going to try to build it on a similar machine with a newer

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