Problem compiling 4.2.4 on Solaris 10 with Sun Studio 12
john.center at villanova.edu
Wed Feb 18 19:04:09 CET 2009
Thanks, Marc. I wasn't aware of the libCstd vs. libstlport issue. I'll
back out of the patch, recompile & test. -John
Marc Glisse wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Feb 2009, John Center wrote:
>> I was unable to compile GMP 4.2.4 on Solaris 10 with Sun Studio 12. The
>> errors were:
>> "ismpf.cc", line 53: Error: Could not find a match for
>>> (const std::locale) needed in operator>>(std::istream &, __mpf_struct*).
>> I found a patch on gmp-bugs for GMP 4.2.1 for Sun Studio 11 from July 2006 by
>> Matthias Koeppe
>> (http://gmplib.org/list-archives/gmp-bugs/2006-July/000519.html) that worked
>> for me.
> Good that you found it.
>> Could this, or one similar to it, be added to the patch list on the
>> home page & incorporated in the next release?
> A FAQ about typical problems with solaris+gmp would help.
> But do you really still need to use the old broken version of the standard
> library? If you have a choice, you should really use -library=stlport4, or
> some other self-compiled standard library like Apache stdcxx (used by
> default in opensolaris and soon shipped with the compiler). Both should
> work fine with gmp without any patch.
> I somehow doubt TG will be happy to include such a workaround, but I may
> be wrong. Note that such a workaround should test that
> _RWSTD_NO_TEMPLATE_ON_RETURN_TYPE is defined (hello MPIR...).
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