GMP 5.0.0 released!

Richard Guenther rguenther at
Tue Jan 12 15:08:41 CET 2010

On Fri, 8 Jan 2010, Torbjorn Granlund wrote:

> After a long development period, and intensive work during the last few
> months by Torbjörn Granlund, Marco Bodrato, and Niels Möller, a new
> major release of the GNU Multiple Precision Arithmetic Library (GMP) is
> now available.  The new release is identified as 5.0.0.
> The new release can be downloaded from here:
> These files can also be found on a GNU mirror near you.

It is not clear if GMP 5.0.0 is binary compatible with GMP 4.3.2, is it?
Thus will binaries linked against GMP 4.3.2 work ok with the GMP 5.0.0
library?  Are there any known API incompatibilities?


Richard Guenther
Novell / SUSE Labs
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH - Nuernberg - AG Nuernberg - HRB 16746 - GF: Markus Rex

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