Problems compiling the patches on the tidbits page
tege at swox.com
Wed Sep 20 16:06:49 CEST 2006
They are meant for people that contribute to GMP, or are considering
to contribute to GMP.
* first error (get_str.c/set_str.c):
A header seems to be missing. The type powers_t is not defined. Could
somebody please provide the missing typedef or header file?
I added some lines to the web page about this.
* second error: divexact.c
divexact.h was not found.
Well, you must have misplaced it!
I could work around this problem by creating a
symlink in the gmp source-rootdir:
Whereever you put it, you need to tell the compiler how to find it.
This is a beginner's issue, not an issue for a GMP developer!
* third error: "make check" complains about missing symbols which seem
to be defined in mpn/generic/qstack.c:
So why do you complain, you know where they are defined.
Compile that file, dammit! :-)
I think you've misunderstood the aim of publishing the developer's
tidbits. They are not meant to be drop-in replacements for the
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