installing with gmp on host system

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at
Thu Nov 3 13:53:33 PST 2005

On 11/3/05, Doug Ronne <vextorspace at> wrote:
> 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.

Care to elaborate?  This is a crucial error, and your info could save
someone else from getting bitten by the same problem later.


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