MPFR 2.3.0 Release Candidate

Vincent Lefevre vincent at
Tue Jul 3 03:18:11 CEST 2007

The release of MPFR 2.3.0 is imminent. Please help to make this
release as good as possible by downloading and testing this
release candidate:

The MD5's:
4e9e2649ba1176206b58f7ea8543d3dd  mpfr-2.3.0-rc1.tar.bz2
9f9f34ff79270f8ac85d5452b2a39d03  mpfr-2.3.0-rc1.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.
- New functions mpfr_j0, mpfr_j1, mpfr_jn, mpfr_y0, mpfr_y1, mpfr_yn,
  mpfr_lgamma, mpfr_remainder, mpfr_remquo, mpfr_fms.
- Functions mpfr_sin, mpfr_cos and mpfr_sin_cos improved (argument
- More detailed MPFR manual.
- Bug fixes.

Please send success and failure reports to <mpfr at>.

If no problems are found, MPFR 2.3.0 should be released in 2 or 3 weeks.


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