source: clfs-embedded/BOOK/cross-tools/common/gmp.xml @ bacf874

Last change on this file since bacf874 was bacf874, checked in by Andrew Bradford <andrew@…>, 10 years ago

gmp: Add --build=${CLFS_HOST} to configure

To ensure that GMP picks the correct host arch and bit-ness.
See: http://lists.cross-lfs.org/pipermail/clfs-support-cross-lfs.org/2013-July/001611.html

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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    --build=${CLFS_HOST} --prefix=${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><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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