gmp on "Apple silicon"?

Christian Calderon calderonchristian73 at
Thu Apr 28 18:07:21 CEST 2022

Just chiming in to say I'd appreciate it if Apple Silicon support was
customized a bit to avoid using the problematic register (I own two Apple
Silicon machines myself, a Mac Studio and a MacBook Pro).
~ Christian Calderon

On Wed, Apr 27, 2022 at 12:28 AM Jay Freeman <jay_reynolds_freeman at>

> I see from the web site that the current release of GMP probably doesn't
> run on Apple silicon (arm64 architecture, basically), because of Apple's
> reserved use of register 18. I am curious if there are any guesses as to
> when (if ever) this issue might be resolved.
> I hasten to add that I have no wish to pressure anyone -- it is just that
> I have a personal project that might benefit from GMP working on Apple
> Silicon, and for my own planning purposes, I am curious whether the likely
> time frame for that to happen is short-term, long-term, or
> forget-about-it-term. And I understand that possibly no one knows ...
> --  Jay Reynolds Freeman
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