Problem in Making GMP 4.3.2
dclarke at blastwave.org
Tue Feb 9 22:16:54 CET 2010
> Dennis Clarke <dclarke at blastwave.org> writes:
> As you may expect, I have every variation of Sun Studio from rev 8
> 12.1 on everything from 15 year old Sparc to quite modern systems in the
> Blastwave build farm. I can tell you that I have long since given up on
> using these compilers for GMP but I do use them for everything else.
> Almost everything. The GCC 4.3.4 compiler ( also avail from Blastwave )
> works flawlessly on every platform and I get excellent results.
> I just need to calrify, because perhaps I need to go back to the Studio
> compilers, do you want me to try using the Studio compilers for the
> GMP? I think I tried it once or twice and I hit bugs in every case. If
> need someone to hammer the Studio compilers then I can give it a try.
> I think it would be nice to make GMP build with as many compilers as
> possible, unless they are too badly broken. E.g., gcc 4.3.2 is too
> broken, and a compiler dumping core on GMP sources is also probably too
> Having said that, I prefer to not spend much time on this myself.
That is a resource we can not toss around, time.
Right now GCC 4.3.4 works and it works very well.
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