GMP incorrectly detects CPU-VENDOR-OS triplet

Aleksandar Kuktin akuktin at
Fri May 14 15:15:55 PDT 2010

>On Fri, 14 May 2010 22:20:32 +0100
>Ken Moffat <zarniwhoop73 at> wrote:
> On 14 May 2010 20:03, Prashant R Keshvani (Baijoo)
> <prashant2400 at> wrote:
> > Hi, I have faced the same problem. I have used kvm to build LFS,
> > when I ran configure from GMP, it generate an error saying no
> > suitable compiler found for pentium2-unlnown-linux-gnu. actually my
> > machine is x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu. I had to manually specify it
> > using build option.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
>  I think we're still missing something here, but I don't know what it
> is. The original report was 'athlon-unknown-linux-gnu', and the
> problem is that he was building 64-bit - that is a 32-bit host.  In
> my own case, the logs show athlon64-unknown-linux-gnu for 64-bit.
>  See also the discussion about ticket 2648 on -dev last weekend.
>  Were you using a 32-bit vm with a 64-bit kernel ?
>  ALso, was the original 'athlon-unknown-linux-gnu' reporter in a vm ?
> ĸen

Wasn't it that there was some kludge about setting the enviroment
variable named ABI for a succesful gmp build?
I sort of remember having GMP hit me in the head last summer with it.
And then it went away.. Was it when I upgraded to 64-bit? Can't


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