Use of the __GMP_CC and __GMP_CFLAGS macros

Vincent Lefevre vincent at
Fri Oct 5 12:49:46 CEST 2012

On 2012-10-04 23:28:00 -0500, Steve M. Robbins wrote:
> On October 4, 2012 06:20:57 AM Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> > Copying gmp.h to another platform is not part of its process.
> To be precise: it's not "another platform" in the sense of copying a sparc 
> gmp.h to an amd64 machine, but rather another instance of the same platform.

A platform is not just an architecture such as amd64, but also a
build environment. Depending on what packages are installed and on
what the user has installed in /usr/local or in his home directory
(or somewhere else), the build environment will differ. This is
what matters here.

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