source: clfs-embedded/BOOK/cross-tools/common/gmp.xml @ 285d1d0

Last change on this file since 285d1d0 was 285d1d0, checked in by Andrew Bradford <bradfa@…>, 12 years ago

Added option to run make check on GMP

GCC version 4.3.2 compiles GMP but it will be broken.
The test suite will catch this. Added note to optionally run test suite.
For info on broken-ness see:
http://gmplib.org/#STATUS

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3  "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4  <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5  %general-entities;
6]>
7
8<sect1 id="ch-cross-tools-gmp" role="wrap">
9  <?dbhtml filename="gmp.html"?>
10
11  <title>GMP-&gmp-version;</title>
12
13  <indexterm zone="ch-cross-tools-gmp">
14    <primary sortas="a-GMP">GMP</primary>
15    <secondary>cross-tools</secondary>
16  </indexterm>
17
18  <sect2 role="package">
19    <title/>
20
21    <para>GMP is a library for arithmetic on arbitrary precision integers,
22    rational numbers, and floating-point numbers.</para>
23
24  </sect2>
25
26  <sect2 role="installation">
27    <title>Installation of GMP</title>
28
29    <para os="a">Prepare GMP for compilation:</para>
30
31<screen os="b"><userinput>CPPFLAGS=-fexceptions ./configure \
32    --prefix=${CLFS}/cross-tools</userinput></screen>
33
34    <para os="c">Compile the package:</para>
35
36<screen os="d"><userinput>make</userinput></screen>
37
38    <note os="e">
39      <para>Some versions of GCC (notably 4.3.2 which ships with Debian
40      5) will compile GMP without errors but in a subtly broken way.  To ensure
41      GMP is compiled and functioning correctly, optionally run the test suite:</para>
42
43<screen os="d"><userinput>make check</userinput></screen>
44    </note>
45
46    <para os="f">Install the package:</para>
47
48<screen os="g"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
49
50  </sect2>
51
52  <sect2 id="contents-gmp" role="content">
53    <title>Contents of GMP</title>
54
55    <segmentedlist>
56      <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
57
58      <seglistitem>
59        <seg>libgmp.[a,so]</seg>
60      </seglistitem>
61    </segmentedlist>
62
63    <variablelist>
64      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
65      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
66      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
67
68      <varlistentry id="libgmp">
69        <term><filename class="libraryfile">libgmp</filename></term>
70        <listitem>
71          <para>Contains the definitions for GNU multiple precision functions.</para>
72          <indexterm zone="ch-cross-tools-gmp libgmp">
73            <primary sortas="b-libgmp">libgmp</primary>
74          </indexterm>
75        </listitem>
76      </varlistentry>
77
78    </variablelist>
79
80  </sect2>
81
82</sect1>
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