Question on installing GMP 5.0.3 on MacOS

Hans Aberg haberg-1 at
Fri Feb 10 22:08:31 CET 2012

On 10 Feb 2012, at 20:38, Frank Thorne wrote:

> Wes, Paul, and Hans, thank you for all your help!

You are welcome.

> I had not known about this MacPorts program and I found that it works like a charm. After some more poking around I got everything to work.

When you compile your other program, you probably need to tell where the pari stuff is. Before 'make' change in the Makefile the line
If you have Xcode installed, you can type
  open -a Xcode Makefile
then edit and save.


> Thank you! -Frank
> On Wed, 8 Feb 2012, Hans Aberg wrote:
>> On 8 Feb 2012, at 22:37, Frank Thorne wrote:
>>> I might mention that I'm rather in over my head; I know basically nothing about Linux/Unix C compliation or system administration, this is a dependency of another program (PARI/GP), which in turn is a dependency of another program (Karim Belabas's cubic) which I am attempting to compile so I can run it.
>>> If anyone can suggest what I might do, please let me know. I have read the documentation and searched the internet to the extent of my ability.
>> Pari is available on MacPorts, and the Pari homepage says also Fink. If you can, also upgrade the OS - 10.5.8 is unlikely supported by any developer at this point in time.
>> Hans

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