ld crashes with segmentation fault when linking with libmpir.a

Daniel R. Grayson danielrichardgrayson@gmail.com
Thu Sep 18 06:35:00 GMT 2014

On Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 10:56 PM, Daniel R. Grayson
<danielrichardgrayson@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 9:37 PM, Yaakov Selkowitz <yselkowitz@cygwin.com> wrote:
>> On 2014-09-17 19:28, Daniel R. Grayson wrote:
>>> This bug prevents me from linking our program under cygwin.  The program
>>> is Macaulay2, see http://macaulay2.com/.  I'm working now on a work-around
>>> involving using libgmp instead of libmpir, and I expect that to be
>>> successful.
>> Never link directly with ld; you must link with gcc/g++/etc. and leave it to
>> the compiler to call ld correctly.
> Normally we use "gcc" and let it call "ld" for us.  But "ld" crashed, so for
> the purpose of the bug report, I've isolated the problem to its
> simplest manifestation.

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