[GiNaC-list] problems with cstring and string

Tania Robens tania at pa.msu.edu
Thu Feb 9 22:45:37 CET 2017

On Thu, 9 Feb 2017, Richard B. Kreckel wrote:

> On 02/09/2017 03:51 AM, Tania Robens wrote:
>> checking readline/readline.h usability... no
>> checking readline/readline.h presence... yes
>> configure: WARNING: readline/readline.h: present but cannot be compiled
> [...]
>> checking readline/history.h usability... no
>> checking readline/history.h presence... yes
>> configure: WARNING: readline/history.h: present but cannot be compiled
> Check config.log to learn why those two header files cannot be compiled.


i played around w this but wo any luck... but as the INSTALL told me to 
ignore this i did

the real problem is with the library/ cstring etc below

well i dont think there are local experts around (only people who 
experienced similar problems, so far)

what compiler would you recommend ? i tried several

>> and, when i ignore this and do make anyways, i have
>> In file included from
>> /home/trobens/programs/cln/install/include/cln/string.h:9:0,
>>                  from
>> /opt/rh/devtoolset-3/root/usr/include/c++/4.9.2/cstring:42,
>>                  from class_info.h:27,
>>                  from registrar.h:26,
>>                  from basic.h:29,
>>                  from ex.h:26,
>>                  from expair.h:26,
>>                  from expairseq.h:26,
>>                  from add.h:26,
>>                  from add.cpp:23:
>> /opt/rh/devtoolset-3/root/usr/include/c++/4.9.2/cstring:75:11: error:
>> ‘::memchr’ has not been declared
>>    using ::memchr;
>>            ^
> I've no idea why CLN files including <cstring> would compile while GiNaC
> files #including the same file don't. It seems like you're experiencing
> some weird header mix-up. Can't you find some expert to inspect your
> problem locally? Alternatively, you may try to install a pre-built RPM
> file. Check out
> <https://www.rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2html/search.php?query=GiNaC-devel>
> for a start.
> Luck!
>   -richy.
> -- 
> Richard B. Kreckel
> <http://in.terlu.de/~kreckel/>
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Dr. habil. Tania Robens            Michigan State University
                                    Department of Physics and Astronomy
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