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Id: 125972
Status: open
Priority: 0/
Queue: Math-GMP

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Requestors: gnassiopoulos [...] cfa.harvard.edu
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Subject: Request for enhancement
Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2018 08:30:17 -0400
To: bug-Math-GMP [...] rt.cpan.org
From: George Nassiopoulos <gnassiopoulos [...] cfa.harvard.edu>
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Would it be possible for you to consider making the dependency on Alien::GMP (and Alien::Base) optional? Out of necessity we have the GMP library already installed in a non-standard location but Alien::GMP attempts a download and install. Thank you for your consideration. -- George E. Nassiopoulos gnassiopoulos@cfa.harvard.edu
Subject: Re: [rt.cpan.org #125972] Request for enhancement
Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2018 18:21:44 +0300
To: bug-Math-GMP [...] rt.cpan.org
From: Shlomi Fish <shlomif [...] shlomifish.org>
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Hi George! On Tue, 31 Jul 2018 08:31:28 -0400 "George Nassiopoulos via RT" <bug-Math-GMP@rt.cpan.org> wrote: Show quoted text
> Tue Jul 31 08:31:26 2018: Request 125972 was acted upon. > Transaction: Ticket created by gnassiopoulos@cfa.harvard.edu > Queue: Math-GMP > Subject: Request for enhancement > Broken in: (no value) > Severity: (no value) > Owner: Nobody > Requestors: gnassiopoulos@cfa.harvard.edu > Status: new > Ticket <URL: https://rt.cpan.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=125972 > > > > Would it be possible for you to consider > making the dependency on Alien::GMP > (and Alien::Base) optional? > > Out of necessity we have the GMP library > already installed in a non-standard location > but Alien::GMP attempts a download and > install. >
Please see the env vars at https://linux.die.net/man/1/gcc and maybe https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pkg-config will help as well. Regards, Shlomi Show quoted text
> Thank you for your consideration. >
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