GMP and MPFR

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Oct 6 09:42:05 PDT 2008


Dan Nicholson wrote:
>>  * Only GCC needs them.
> 
> Just for the record, I know guile can use an external libgmp:
> 
> http://git.savannah.gnu.org/gitweb/?p=guile.git;a=blob;f=configure.in;h=e67e1d84;hb=HEAD#l820
> 
> Google shows that clamav and openswan use it, too. I don't know if
> that's compelling enough, but I thought it should be known.

Well, that's not quite what I meant. I meant that in our build process, 
only GCC requires it. In any case, Randy already raised a good point I 
hadn't considered.

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JH



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