GMP upgrade to 4.2.4 leads to errors in PARI/GP

Vincent Lefevre vincent at
Sun Mar 8 03:55:20 CET 2009

On my Mac OS X machine, I've upgraded GMP from 4.2.3 to 4.2.4, didn't
recompile PARI/GP (this should not be needed), and I now get errors:

prunille:~> gp
Reading GPRC: /Users/vinc17/.gprc ...Done.

                  GP/PARI CALCULATOR Version 2.3.4 (released)
          PowerPC running darwin (PPC/GMP-4.2.3 kernel) 32-bit version
       compiled: Oct 24 2008, gcc-4.0.1 (Apple Computer, Inc. build 5367)
                (readline v5.2 enabled, extended help available)

                     Copyright (C) 2000-2006 The PARI Group

PARI/GP is free software, covered by the GNU General Public License, and 

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parisize = 4000000, primelimit = 500000
? 17.
%1 = 1.000000000000000000000000000 E99

If the GMP ABI hasn't changed, there should be no differences.

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