gmp problem under darwin powerpc

Denis Excoffier cygwin at
Sun Jul 22 02:17:29 CEST 2012

On Sat Jul 21 19:26:20 CEST 2012, Torbjorn Granlund wrote:
> It turned out this was simple to fix.  I pushed a change to both the
> gmp-5.0 repo and the mainline repo.
> It was a register clobbering issue affecting PIC builds on ELF and
> Darwin system, making operands of >= 20 words get an incorrect loop trip
> count.
> If you pull the new file, your builds should work again without te speed
> degradation resulted from removing the offending file.  If you do this,
> please send feedback to this list.

Glad that it was easier to fix than expected. The 'e' program (see previous e-mail)
is OK now (since a is not a square).

% ./e

Also OK is now the mpc-1.0.0rc1 testsuite for the powerpc-apple-darwin9.8.0 architecture.

Thank you for your time,


Denis Excoffier.

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