GPM building problem on a sparc station with SunOS

Eric Wajnberg wajnberg at
Tue Mar 10 10:22:57 CET 2009

Thanks to Dennis Clarke et Marc Glisse,

The following command solved everything!

./configure LDFLAGS='-R/usr/local/public/lib/sparcv9'

Cheers, Eric.

Dennis Clarke wrote, On 09/03/2009 17:59,
>> On Mon, 9 Mar 2009, Eric Wajnberg wrote:
>>> I am in need of installing (and using) GMP on my mainframe,
>> I am always confused when people use mainframe as a generic term.
>>> t-bswap: fatal: /usr/local/public/lib/ wrong ELF
>>> class: ELFCLASS32
>> LDFLAGS='-R/usr/local/public/lib/sparcv9'
>> Please use google (or any other search engine) for a longer answer.
>> And be warned that sparc is one of the worst architectures for gmp speed.
> ... but the best architecture for long term stability. I could care less
> about speed when I have 128 cores in one machine.
>   Just my gut response.
> Dennis

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