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Re: [PATCH]: fix the --with-mpfr-dir=PATH configure flag
- From: Philippe Schaffnit <P dot Schaffnit at access dot rwth-aachen dot de>
- To: Mark Mitchell <mark at codesourcery dot com>
- Cc: Matt Fago <fago at earthlink dot net>, "Kaveh R. GHAZI" <ghazi at caip dot rutgers dot edu>, Gabriel Dos Reis <gdr at integrable-solutions dot net>, DJ Delorie <dj at redhat dot com>, gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org, fortran at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Date: Mon, 20 Nov 2006 08:54:54 +0100
- Subject: Re: [PATCH]: fix the --with-mpfr-dir=PATH configure flag
- References: <FE808BCC-8850-4365-8163-B2CD7430325C@earthlink.net> <email@example.com>
I'm not adding anything new to this thread, but I gathered you wanted to
gather some feedback on it...
I'm extensively using the "--with-mpfr=" "--with-gmp=" (I often build
gfortran on machines on which I do not have administrator's privileges),
so I do see some use for these ones, I cannot comment on the '*-lib'
though (as already pointed, 'make install' seems a small price to
Mark Mitchell wrote:
> Matt Fago wrote:
> > As background, the current GCC configure script set to use the installed
> > versions of GMP/MPFR is also IMHO very fragile and does not support
> > installations on x86_64 Linux or other multilib OS's unless the library
> > is installed in PATH/lib, with the headers in PATH/include.
> I certainly agree that Kaveh's other patch (for --with-gmp-lib, etc.),
> or some equivalent, is necessary. I'm not perturbed by that at all; I'm
> only worried about the --with-*-dir options that look inside build
> Mark Mitchell
> (650) 331-3385 x713