gmp on "Apple silicon"?

Christian Calderon calderonchristian73 at
Fri Apr 29 01:23:10 CEST 2022

Thanks for that link Marco! Does that mean that the warning on
is outdated? I see the patch was added a couple weeks after the note on the
webpage. I also just noticed that MacPorts explicitly applies that patch
when building on Apple Silicon so I should have nothing to worry about!
~ Christian Calderon

On Thu, Apr 28, 2022 at 10:28 AM Marco Bodrato <bodrato at>

> Ciao!
> Il Mer, 27 Aprile 2022 3:36 am, Jay Freeman ha scritto:
> > 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.
> One way to work around the issue could be to install another operating
> system (eg. GNU/Linux) on the Apple silicon :-)
> > I am curious if there are any guesses as to
> > when (if ever) this issue might be resolved.
> The following patch, that was ported to the gmp-6.2 branch, should work:
> Ĝis,
> m
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