gmp-4.2.2 fails to build on MacOS X Tiger 10.4.11
tudorm at cs.cornell.edu
Tue Jun 3 23:35:39 CEST 2008
On Jun 3, 2008, at 5:14 PM, Torbjorn Granlund wrote:
> Tudor Marian <tudorm at cs.cornell.edu> writes:
> Why not just change ``configure'' so that for the darwin arch and
> core2 processor it's like this (which works by the way with apple's
> modified gcc compiler):
> gcc_cflags_cpu="-mtune=prescott -mcpu=prescott"
> Eh? Why would one want to do that change?
> Is it a workaround for the tools bug? Then it is a poor
> workaround, since saying a core2 is a pentium4 will
> yield really suboptimal code.
> No GMP bug, therefore this is a closed case for this mailing lust.
Well, because although the code generated may be suboptimal, the
``speedup'' would be infinite --- since now it does not work. But it
may be too much of a nuisance to have this hack in place and then
change it back whenever apple's bizarre gcc will decide to behave.
Thanks and ... cheers,
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