MinGW/MSYS, GMP make check fails

Tim Van Holder tim.vanholder at anubex.com
Mon Jul 14 09:20:14 CEST 2008

On 2008-07-14 05:06, Sisyphus wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Dave Odell" <dmo2118 at gmail.com>
> .
> .
>> (Caveat: I also did a number of other configure/make runs using
>> different switches in the same build tree, originally the goal was to
>> get a build of "configure --disable-static --enable-shared
>> --disable-fft --build=i586-pc-mingw32 --enable-cxx" working.)
> This issue has been raised here a couple of times previously (with no 
> replies on both occasions, iinm).
> Firstly, afaik, the problem arises only with "shared" builds - not static 
> builds.
> Secondly, apart from the failure of 'make check', everything seems fine. The 
> created GMP library seems to be perfectly functional when apps are built 
> against it.

I'm not sure what version of libtool GMP comes with, but this _may_ be a 
libtool bug. Maybe try (re)libtoolizing gmp with the latest release (or 
even prerelease) of libtool to see if the issue goes away.

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