GMP 5.0.4 fails "make check" on sparc64 OpenBSD 5.0
tg at gmplib.org
Wed Feb 15 08:41:32 CET 2012
Marc Glisse <marc.glisse at inria.fr> writes:
On Sun, 12 Feb 2012, Torbjorn Granlund wrote:
> SPARC machines are best used where heavyness is important, such as for
> buoy weights. :-) See also https://gmplib.org/gmpbench.html.
Note that ultrasparc T4 should be less ridiculous, in particular
thanks to new instructions (add with 64bit carry, mulhi). However,
silly Oracle refuses to document those, too bad for them...
They are still flogging "RSA accelerator" PCI cards perhaps? (I never
figured out what "special hardware" they used. Probably a x86
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