Bug in GMP5.0.0/4.3.2?

James Wanless james at grok.ltd.uk
Sat Jan 9 11:42:18 CET 2010

Thanks for your email. pls see below for response(s)...

On 9 Jan 2010, at 09:42, Marc Glisse wrote:

> On Fri, 8 Jan 2010, James Wanless wrote:
>> [NB this is so far only tested on Intel Mac OSX Leopard gcc 4.0.1 -- 
>> disable-shared]
> Do you have a particular reason to stick to that old buggy version  
> of the compiler? I believe it works fine with more recent versions.

This version of Xcode, 3.1.2, is only 6-months old! :) Also, the  
latest version, 3.2.1, _requires_ Snow Leopard, which I don't (yet?)  

>> ld: duplicate symbol ___gmpz_abs in ./.libs/libtests.a(misc.o) and  
>> t-bswap.o
> this is related to the C99 meaning of extern inline, where apple has  
> a different behavior than FSF gcc, and gmp doesn't specifically test  
> for it. The problem should only appear when there is -std=c99 (or  
> gnu99) without -fgnu89-inline.

Is there any chance of a workaround to fix this for me (and people  
like me - there must be some! :)? I tried the CFLAGS="-fgnu89-inline"  
option, but my compiler doesn't recognise it.

> -- 
> Marc Glisse

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