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Re: Guile 1.9.14 & GIT version linking errror

From: Neil Jerram
Subject: Re: Guile 1.9.14 & GIT version linking errror
Date: Sun, 16 Jan 2011 10:27:31 +0000
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Neil Jerram <address@hidden> writes:

> Hans Aberg <address@hidden> writes:
>> On 16 Jan 2011, at 00:11, Hans Aberg wrote:
>>> ... when I try to install guile-1.9.14, I get the error below (Mac
>>> OS X 10.5.8 PPC G4).
>>> ld: duplicate symbol ___gmpz_abs in .libs/libguile_2.0_la-arbiters.o
>>> and .libs/libguile_2.0_la-alist.o
>> And I get the same error when using GIT.
> Well, I guess the next steps are to
> - look under /usr/include to find out which header file defines
>   ___gmpz_abs (probably one of GMP's)
> - understand why it is being _defined_ twice, as opposed to just
>   declared
> - see if there is some incantation we can add to the Guile source to
>   prevent the double definition.
> Would you be able to have a look at that?

Actually, forget that.  I see from Google that this is a longstanding
problem caused by MacOS compiler bugs, and nothing to do with header
files.  It looks like the information needed to address this is out
there, for someone who wants to pull it together; unfortunately I don't
have time to do that right now.


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