configure failure for --host=armv7-apple-darwin with assembly

Torbjörn Granlund tg at
Tue Jun 19 15:04:36 UTC 2018

Taner Sener <tanersener at> writes:

  Compiled your line into assembly. Output is below, it is a long. Attached
  archive includes assembly files for all three architectures: armv7, armv7s,
  arm64; armv7 and armv7s is the same but arm64 format is different.

          .section        __TEXT,__text,regular,pure_instructions

          .ios_version_min 7, 0

          .syntax unified

          .section        __DATA,__data

          .globl  _foo                    @ @foo

          .p2align        2


          .long   3735928559              @ 0xdeadbeef



I expect ".long" to be tested by GMP's configure, so what makes this
fail is beyond me.

As far as I know, it is not really possible to work with Free Software
for Apple's iOS, unless one is willing to pay Apple's programming tax.
Unfortunately, I am not about to do that.

Please encrypt, key id 0xC8601622

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