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Re: [Gcl-devel] Issue with SYSTEM::MULTIPLY-BIGNUM-STACK while compilin

From: Camm Maguire
Subject: Re: [Gcl-devel] Issue with SYSTEM::MULTIPLY-BIGNUM-STACK while compiling on gcl-2.5.2
Date: 02 May 2003 11:10:13 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.2

Greetings!  GCL no longer uses this function -- bignum support is now
through gmp, and space is allocated as needed dynamically (previously,
pari could be used for bignums, in which case gcl maintained a bignum
stack itself.)  You can define a dummy function as a workaround, but
in the long term you should remove this from the source, or at least
figure out a good conditional to put in front of it.  There is a GCL
todo here, though -- we need to remove this function from the

Take care,

David MENTRE <address@hidden> writes:

> Hello,
> I'm still trying to compile Axiom on gcl-2.5.2. With the help of Camm
> Maguire, I've a hack around the in-package issue (issue waiting for a
> proper fix along the lines suggested by Paul F. Dietz).
> Now, I've another issue that has appeared. At a step building a specific
> lisp interpreter, the following error appears:
> "
> Error: The function SYSTEM::MULTIPLY-BIGNUM-STACK is undefined.
> "
> Any idea how I could fix that? This code was properly compiling on gcl
> 2.4. Does anybody see differences on the handling of this parameter
> between 2.4.1 and 2.5.2?
> I'm doing for gcl-2.5.2 on linux powerpc: 
>   ./configure --enable-statsysbfd --enable-readline
> Best regards,
> d.
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Camm Maguire                                            address@hidden
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