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Re: RFA/RFC: Adding support for gmp and mpfr sources in the build tree


On Sat, 2 Dec 2006, H. J. Lu wrote:

> On Sat, Dec 02, 2006 at 06:43:30PM +0100, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> >
> > > That brings up a second issue, which is I think there should be a way
> > > to say --{enable,disable}-{shared,static}-{gmp,mpfr} to the top level
> > > configure, and this should pass the appropriate
> > > --{enable,disable}-{shared,static} into the gmp and/or mpfr subdirs.
> >
> > I agree with everything but this.  There is already too much feature
> > creeping in the toplevel.  If there is consensus that an in-tree gmp and
> > mpfr should be static and not installed, it's easy to make it so.
>
> I believe gmp and mpfr should be always linked statically and not
> installed. Making them shared or installed is asking for more trouble.
> H.J.

I completely agree with this, i.e. only build static and do not install
gmp/mpfr when doing the in-tree builds.

		--Kaveh
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Kaveh R. Ghazi			ghazi@caip.rutgers.edu


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