gmp 4.3.0 asm errors on ppc64
tg at gmplib.org
Sun Apr 19 23:45:29 CEST 2009
Jørn Amundsen <Jorn.Amundsen at ntnu.no> writes:
On Sun, 19 Apr 2009, Torbjorn Granlund wrote:
> I don't understand why you introduce EXTERN_TEXT. If .globl is the
> right declaration for any externally defined symbol, why not use the
> existing mechanism EXTERN? Am I missing something?
This was the very first thing I tried. In divrem_1.asm, the EXTERN
macro expands into
, while the CALL macro expands to
So the reply to my question "am I missing something" is "a dot". :-)
I have built almost all of the previous gmp 4.x releases with xlc, and
it has always worked flawlessly. This is the first time I experience
problems. We also have the latest gcc 4.3.3 compiler
installed. However, my experience is xlc is performing better.
I forgot to test using xlc for this release, and no automated testing is
done using that compiler.
When I tested now, I could get things to work with changes similar to
the ones suggested by you, except that I get a check failure under Aches
5.1 for mpz/t-mul.c. Did you run "make check" successfully?
Users of xlc might want to update from the GMP hg repository,
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