GMP 4.2.4 fails with ABI=mode32 on powerpc970-unknown-linux-gnu

Paul Zimmermann Paul.Zimmermann at
Wed Mar 11 17:48:50 CET 2009

> I disagree about that. It is not obvious that the whole compilation
> chain has to support the options you provide (-mpowerpc64 -Wa,-mppc64
> -mcpu=970), in particular because that gcc does not come with its own
> assembler ("as" comes with GNU Binutils, not GCC).

anyway, I have submitted a bug report 
( We will see what the
GCC developers say about it, maybe they will exhibit a simple GMP program
showing the bug?

Note that if I remove either one of -mpowerpc64, -Wa,-mppc64, or -mcpu=970,
the compilation succeeds.


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