gnupg compilation problems on Solaris 10 64 bit
dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Fri Nov 21 23:11:21 CET 2008
On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 09:14:23PM +0000, Brett.Carr at nominet.org.uk wrote:
> > > I'm trying to build gnupg 1.4.9 on a clean build of Solaris 10
> Sparc 64
> > > Bit, the configure stage goes through without any problems and creates
> > > Makefile, when I run the make things seem to be going fine but after a
> > > minutes the compile falls over, I have pasted in from where it starts
> to go
> > > wrong below, any help greatly appreciated.
> > Try building with ./configure --disable-asm
> Thanks this fixed the problem, out of interest what does this disable?
GnuPG has some assembler code for doing math on large numbers. Every
now and then a new platform has trouble with it until we tweak things.
--disable-asm uses portable C code instead of the assembly.
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