GMP 4.1.4 release candidate
tg at swox.com
Tue Sep 21 21:39:24 CEST 2004
Please download and test GMP 4.1.4-rc1:
This release fixes a nasty bug in mpf_sub, as well as a bug in
multiplication of very large operands. (The latter bug probably
cannot cause miscomputation, only crashes.)
There are also a few minor updates:
* AMD Athlon64/Opteron processors are now recognized also on
* VIA c3 processors are now recognized.
* The test program for multiplication has been rewritten.
* Support for powerpc64-gnu-linux has been added.
Things to watch for when testing this release candidate:
Performance regressions from 4.1.3 (the configuration system for
x86 has been updated to handle AMD athlon64/opteron better in
32-bit mode, and that could cause some problem).
Regressions that cause this release not to build on systems
where 4.1.3 builds.
Please send success and failure reports to this list.
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