Use of the __GMP_CC and __GMP_CFLAGS macros

Steve M. Robbins steve at
Thu Oct 4 05:03:12 CEST 2012

On September 27, 2012 11:51:50 AM Torbjorn Granlund wrote:
> I haven't followed this discussion, but [...]
> It is really a shame if Debian adds complications to packages that
> depend on GMP, based on a mere misunderstanding of the purpose of these
> macros.  Our playcard house of fixes and workarounds is complicated as
> it is!

Dear Torbjorn: if you had followed the discussion, you would see that Debian 
is not adding complication.  Debian is building the packages exactly according 
to the gmp process.

Best regards,

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