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

Vincent Lefevre vincent at
Wed Mar 11 23:29:14 CET 2009

On 2009-03-11 17:48:50 +0100, Paul Zimmermann wrote:
> 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?

As expected, the bug has been closed as invalid.
You should have believed me. :)

On 2009-03-11 18:41:28 +0100, Torbjorn Granlund wrote:
> Paul Zimmermann <Paul.Zimmermann at> writes:
>   Then I tried to compile MPFR 2.4.1 with the same CFLAGS but 2 tests fail.
>   I'll report that to the MPFR developers :-)
> Chastise them from me!

The first one may be a bug in the compiler (the test was passing on
my Mac with similar options).

The second one is probably be due to the bug I fixed on Monday[*]
(if Paul didn't apply the patch).

[*] bus error in tfprintf with GMP built with ABI=mode32

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