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Re: [Solved] Re: MPFR

On 29 March 2016 at 14:57, BERTRAND Joël <joel.bertrand%systella.fr@localhost> wrote:
> David Brownlee a écrit :
>> On 24 March 2016 at 20:41, BERTRAND Joël <joel.bertrand%systella.fr@localhost>
>> wrote:
>>> Bug found. In mk/platform/NetBSD.mk, you have specified for Alpha
>>> CFLAGS=-mieee (line 116). And mpfr cannot be built with this flag.
>> I think that was added (a long time back :) to help most apps which
>> expect IEEE754 behaviour to work better on Alpha.
>> Presumably mpfr used to be able to be built with the flag? I wonder
>> what changed?
> It was. I've used this flag on linux without trouble.

Would that be on AlphaLinux? could it be gcc version related?

> I have seen that mpfr was added in gcc53 sources (provided by pkgsrc team,
> I haven't checked on gnu ftp). gcc53 cannot be built on alpha also.

Thats interesting - I assume some changes must have been made to the
gcc-5.3 imported into tree as NetBSD/alpha cut across to gcc5.3 in the
last day or so, so hopefully the same sort of changes could be applied
to the pkgsrc version...

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