installing with gmp on host system

Doug Ronne vextorspace at
Thu Nov 3 13:48:19 PST 2005

On 11/3/05, Matthew Burgess <matthew at> wrote:
> Doug Ronne wrote:
> > There is a chance this should go to the alfs list since that is where
> > I first ran into the trouble, but I got the error by hand too.  During
> > the second pass of gcc, I get a bunch of errors and the first error
> > that shows up is with /usr/included/gmp.h (a huge pile of syntax
> > errors).
> I think that's a false alarm.  If I remember rightly, it's been reported
> in IRC a number of times too, but the real error that caused ./configure
> to bail out is actually further on.  Try working up from the bottom of
> config.log to see if that points at where the real problem lies.
> Regards,
> Matt.

Right you are.  I eventually came to the realization that alfs was not
performing the scripts up front correctly and the fixincludes script
was running and screwing things up.


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