make check bug building gmp4.2.4 on sparc solaris 2.9 using gcc

Dennis Clarke dclarke at
Mon Nov 30 20:48:15 CET 2009

> Hi,
> I am reporting a bug during the make check segment of building the GMP
> library. All the tests fail for the same reason when I build shared
> libraries. If I restrict the build to static libraries, the tests pass
> fine.
> Thanks for any help.
> Richard Amato

I think you need a more recent GCC. Try GCC 4.3.4 which you can get from any
Blastwave mirror. If you use GCC 4.3.4 then libgmp compiles and tests fine
on everything from Solaris 8 upwards.

Dennis Clarke
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