GMP upgrade to 4.2.4 leads to errors in PARI/GP
dclarke at blastwave.org
Sun Mar 8 19:43:56 CET 2009
To sum up:
* you upgrade libgmp to 4.2.4
* nothing else changed
* you get errors that never existed before
GMP 4.2.4 is broken.
[ x ] YES
[ ] NO
Just trying to be clear here, because it isn't working for me either but I
just didn't have the right words to get it out. I think I found them. See
ps: yes, I am using humour. You may not detect it because it is subtle.
---------------- original message below from Vincent Lefèvre below
> 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
> comes WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY WHATSOEVER.
> Type ? for help, \q to quit.
> Type ?12 for how to get moral (and possibly technical) support.
> parisize = 4000000, primelimit = 500000
> ? 17.
> %1 = 1.000000000000000000000000000 E99
> If the GMP ABI hasn't changed, there should be no differences.
> Vincent Lefèvre <vincent at vinc17.org> - Web: <http://www.vinc17.org/>
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