gmp hangs on "t-cdiv_ui" test while calculating gcd on MacOSX Lion

Torbjorn Granlund tg at
Wed Nov 16 08:05:03 CET 2011

Jack Howarth <howarth at> writes:

  On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 11:02:33PM +0100, Torbjorn Granlund wrote:
  > Marcello Maggioni <hayarms at> writes:
  >   Is the problem already known? There is a fix for this?
  > The problem with bug reports which contains little useful information is
  > well-known.
  > But there is a fix, read the manual's chapter about bug reporting:
     This is due to a bug in gmp 5.0.2, since fixed in gmp svn, which
  caused configure to improperly set RODATA for the llvm-gcc compiler.

It is not a bug in GMP when it fails to be compatible with quirks of a

And why are you guessing that llvm-gcc is involved?

  You either need to build gmp 5.0.2 with clang or use the gmp trunk

What is the "gmp trunk"?  If this is the main GMP repository, then this
is poor advice.


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