[Ecls-list] Sparc 32 build

Bruce O'Neel edoneel at sdf.lonestar.org
Tue Mar 21 07:30:04 UTC 2006


No, I hadn't reported it to anyone other than this list.

Let me test more before I call it a definite solution.




On Tue, Mar 21, 2006 at 12:09:38PM +0100, Juan Jose Garcia Ripoll wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-03-21 at 10:43 +0000, Bruce O'Neel wrote:
> > One of the home systems is a old sparc 20 which recently got switched from
> > NetBSD to Linux.  Ecl had some build problems with the gmp library
> > and this is to document them to the large user community of sparc32 and ecl
> > users...
> > The summary seems to be that the tricks the gmp folks used to make the 
> > supersparc go fast work badly with newer gcc and/or os versions.  Everything
> > *seems* to work ok if you just get rid of the supersparc specific bits. [...]
> Have you reported this to the GMP community?
> On a side note, since ECL can be linked against third-party versions of
> the GMP library, it might be a good idea to package your changes to the
> source code and to the configuration files and make source tarball that
> users can build before building ECL itself. Furthermore, building GMP
> must only be done once, even if one updates the ECL source tree later
> on.
> We could host your version of GMP with some instructions in the
> "Installing ECL" page.
> Regards
> Juanjo

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