[Scitech] Sagemath needs a newer pari

Jerry James loganjerry at gmail.com
Tue May 1 18:52:37 UTC 2012

On Tue, May 1, 2012 at 12:39 PM, Paulo César Pereira de Andrade
<paulo.cesar.pereira.de.andrade at gmail.com> wrote:
>  Ok. Worth mentioning is that in Mandriva I did also package several
> optional "databases", see:
> http://svn.mandriva.com/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi/packages/cooker/pari/current/SPECS/pari.spec?revision=782755&view=markup
> and it was already packaging gp2c that comes from an extra upstream
> tarball.

Okay, once we get the new pari in the distribution, it would be good
to look at these databases and see what we should have in Fedora.

>  Also, I did build pari with --disable-tls, as I recall having issues with
> it when building sagemath. Not sure if sage-on-gentoo also had issues
> with it https://github.com/cschwan/sage-on-gentoo but I recall some
> problems they had that looked familiar to me, and I commented in
> #sagemath about it some months ago.

Hmmm, interesting information.  I'll CC the pari maintainer on this
email to make him aware of a potential issue there.  Do you have any
idea if the problem was a bug in pari itself, or in Sage's use of
Jerry James

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