gmp 4.3.0 failures on Intel Darwin9

Torbjorn Granlund tg at
Thu Apr 23 07:32:18 CEST 2009

Jack Howarth <howarth at> writes:

     I am seeing four segfaults during the testsuite of gmp 4.3.0
  when built on Mac OS X 10.5.6 using the following patch (which 
  the fink gmp-4.2.4-1000 package currently uses)...
  --- orig/configure.orig 2008-04-01 08:22:25.000000000 +0200
  +++ patched/configure   2008-04-01 10:00:15.000000000 +0200
  @@ -3454,6 +3454,10 @@
       # duplicate anything.
       gcc_cflags_optlist="cpu arch"
  +    case $host in
  +          pentium3-apple-darwin*)
  +            host_cpu="core2" ;;
  +    esac  
       case $host_cpu in
           gcc_cflags_cpu="-mtune=i386 -mcpu=i386 -m386"
That is a very strange patch.

If config.guess returns the wrong cpu type, config.guess ought to be
fixed.  Patching configure is never right, since it is aa generated

If you have problems with an unpatched GMP release, please let us know.
The information we need is described here:


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