troubles with ginac 1.2 on debian unstable

Jens Vollinga vollinga at
Wed Mar 24 11:43:06 CET 2004


On Wed, Mar 24, 2004 at 12:33:21PM +0200, Andrius Kurtinaitis wrote:
> Hello,
> i was so happy about 1.2 release, that I downloaded the new 1.2 version 
> of ginac, compiled and installed on my debian unstable machine, using 
> usual configure, make, su, make install. I also have another ginac 
> version 1.1.6-1 installed.
> When I build a simple proggy using ginac, I use new (1.2) ginac lib and 
> the old cln:
> g++ -o charpoly charpoly.cpp /usr/local/lib/libginac.a -lcln
> The resulting program crashes with the segmentation fault. Even if it 
> does nothing. Including <ginac/ginac.h> and compiling the empty program 
> is enough to produce the segfault.
> The current installation contains the cln version 1.1.6-1.
> Any hints?

I always get the same phenomenon when I compile the GiNaC library with
optimization level -O3. But I am not sure where this comes from: gcc or

Jens Vollinga

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