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Re: [PATCH] Fix web/60933

On Thu, 24 Apr 2014, Jakub Jelinek wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 10:15:31AM +0200, Richard Biener wrote:
> > We probably should try to bump the versions used by that script
> > to something more recent though (should we do that for the 4.9
> > branch even?).  Any idea what to choose here?  I'd say mpc
> > 1.0.2 is fine, so is mpfr 3.1.2, but should we avoid the 6.0.0 version
> > of gmp?  We shouldn't change those versions too often, otherwise
> For gmp 6.0.0, there were some issues with miscompilation of that on
> Solaris, right?  Does it work elsewhere fine?  Just fuzzy memories.
> > -@item GNU Multiple Precision Library (GMP) version 4.3.2 (or later)
> > +@item GNU Multiple Precision Library (GMP)
> >  
> > -Necessary to build GCC@.  If a GMP source distribution is found in a
> > +Necessary to build GCC@.  It can be downloaded from @uref{}.
> > +Older versions than 4.2.3 will not work.
> > +If a GMP source distribution is found in a
> Is there a reason why you have lowered the minimum versions (4.3.2 -> 4.2.3,
> 2.4.2 -> 2.4.0, 0.8.1 -> 0.8.0)?

As I say "will not work" I checked what we reject at configure time
(for the oldest versions that work we'll complain "buggy but acceptable").
We can of course make configure more strict and at this time reject
the known buggy versions.  Shall we do that?


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