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Re: [Bug-gsl] GSL on Solaris problems

From: Brian Gough
Subject: Re: [Bug-gsl] GSL on Solaris problems
Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2007 12:10:25 +0100
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At Fri, 27 Apr 2007 20:35:01 +0100 (BST),
Henry Tillotson wrote:
> thanks for the hint about the signed/unsigned char issue: I've just tried
> adding the Sun cc option:
>   -xchar=unsigned
> to CFLAGS in configure. The sort test now works, as do all the others.
> I guess that Sun cc must assume that char is signed by default, and that
> gcc assumes unsigned... or maybe it's Sun versus Intel hardware... anyway
> it works now

I don't think that is the whole story -- GSL has always passed make
check on systems that use signed or unsigned chars.  This is the first
time I have heard of this particular failure, so I suspect there is
something more specific to it.

Brian Gough
(GSL Maintainer)

Network Theory Ltd,
Publishing the GSL Manual - http://www.network-theory.co.uk/gsl/manual/

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