Announce: MPFR 2.3.0 is released

Vincent Lefevre vincent at
Wed Aug 29 14:32:05 CEST 2007

MPFR 2.3.0 is now available for download from the MPFR web site:

Thanks very much to those who tested the release candidates.

The MD5's:
cf7c743e4be122e63eb6f372fc58b657  mpfr-2.3.0.tar.bz2
93c5969e08520f243a0a1e636d0136ef  mpfr-2.3.0.tar.gz

Changes from versions 2.2.* to version 2.3.0:
- The file is now installed in the share subdirectory
  (as required by the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard); see output
  of "./configure --help".
- The shared library is now enabled by default. If the MPFR build
  fails on your platform, try the --disable-shared configure option
  to disable the shared library.
- Thread-safe support with Microsoft Visual compiler.
- New functions mpfr_j0, mpfr_j1, mpfr_jn, mpfr_y0, mpfr_y1, mpfr_yn,
  mpfr_lgamma, mpfr_remainder, mpfr_remquo, mpfr_fms, mpfr_signbit,
  mpfr_setsign, mpfr_copysign, mpfr_get_patches.
- Functions mpfr_sin, mpfr_cos and mpfr_sin_cos improved (argument
- More detailed MPFR manual.
- Improved tests (make check).
- Bug fixes.


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