Karim BELABAS on Tue, 11 Mar 2003 21:33:59 +0100 (MET)

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Re: 2 recent changes

On Tue, 11 Mar 2003, Bill Allombert wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 11, 2003 at 11:56:35AM -0800, Justin Walker wrote:
>> On Tuesday, Mar 11, 2003, at 06:13 US/Pacific, Bill Allombert wrote:
>> >1) PARI has now an optimised inline assembly kernel for the PowerPC
>> >architecture, thanks to Guillaume Hanrot.
>> >
>> >Please test it especially on Mac OS X. We have only tested it on Linux.
>> I checked out ToT and it builds 'darwin-none'.  What's the trick to get
>> darwin-ppc and the corresponding gmp kernel?
> Check if you have the file pari/src/kernel/ppc/asm0.h.
> If not, take a fresher CVS version.

and make sure you use 'cvs update -d', otherwise the ppc directory won't be

> PS: What the status of PARI shared library support on Darwin ?
> I need to port the patch to the new Configure system, but before
> I need to know what I can merge and what I cannot.

I still intend to include a rudimentary dlopen() / dlsym() interface in (e.g)
systems/macos.c, instead of forcing OS X users to fiddle with dlcompat.

It could be done in a few minutes, but it's not my most urgent problem...

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