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Re: Updated: gmp-4.1.4-1
- From: "Gerrit P. Haase" <freeweb at nyckelpiga dot de>
- To: Kelley Cook <kelleycook at yahoo dot com>
- Cc: The Cygwin Mailing List <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Fri, 15 Oct 2004 17:45:59 +0200
- Subject: Re: Updated: gmp-4.1.4-1
- Organization: Esse keine toten Tiere
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- Reply-to: "Gerrit P. Haase" <freeweb at nyckelpiga dot de>
> --- Lapo Luchini <email@example.com> wrote:
>> gmp-4.1.4-1 has been uploaded to the Cygwin net distribution.
>> Thanks go to Gerrit, who did *all* the work on this release.
>> Please notice gmp-4.1.3 had a serious miscomputation bug, upgrade to
>> gmp-4.1.4 is strongly suggested.
> Could it possible to get a version of gmp compiled with --enable-mpfr
This release includes mpfr as a shared library.
> ... or even better libmpfr 2.0.3 compiled and packaged seperately,
> though it has a requirement to be built along with libgmp (The two
> projects teams have split, gmp 4.x is distributed with the two year old
> mpfr 2.0.1. The next major release of gmp will not include mpfr at
If mpfr isn't bundled anymore we'll provide a separate package.
> I have compiled and installed it on my own without difficulty.
> My main reason for requesting this is that GFortran 95, which will come
> with upcoming GCC 4.0, requires libmpfr to build. Furthermore, the
> main GCC developers have been receptive to the proposal that all of GCC
> 4.1 be modified to use libmpfr for its internal math optimiziations
> instead of its homegrown routines.
Or if it is required to have a more recent mpfr version for this then we
could remove mpfr from the GMP package and build mpfr seperately.
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