compiling GMP under Mac OS

Michael Abshoff Michael.Abshoff at
Sun Mar 11 13:19:16 CET 2007

Bálint Miklós wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a Powerbook with Mac OS 10.4.8, and I compiled GMP and the
> make check gave errors to me. Can anybody give me some hints how I
> could compile correctly GMP?
> I have gcc version 4.0.1, more exactly i686-apple-darwin8-gcc-4.0.1
> Thank you in advance,
> Balint
> Here is the end of the make check output:


you apply the patch at

I was done by Alex Martelli, I just got it from the archives of the
mailing list. If you have a core Duo check out the work done by Jason
Martin at

Non of those two patches are official, so in case you have problems you
shouldn't complain on the gmp mailing list ;). We use the code and haven't
found any problems yet.



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