Microsoft Visual Studio support
Kai.Tietz at onevision.com
Tue Apr 1 15:25:43 CEST 2008
NightStrike <nightstrike at gmail.com> wrote on 01.04.2008 15:00:15:
> On Tue, Apr 1, 2008 at 8:51 AM, Jarl Bong-Rundtörn <jarl at swox.com>
> > Today we can announce an agreement between Swox and Microsoft that
> > make future GMP releases much more easily accessible for users of
> > Microsoft(tm) Windows(R) Visual Studio(tm).
> > Microsoft will sponsor a transition of a configure+Makefile based
> > build system to one based on Visual Studio(tm) project files. As
> > of this deal, Makefiles usable for a release will be made available
> > after a 6 month delay.
> > "This agreement will allow GMP to broaden its user base to people
> > have not until now been able experience a quality bignum library",
> > says Jarl Bong-Rundtörn, director at the division of bignum
> > at Swox AB.
> How will this affect mingw users?
AFAICS not very much. VS is not gcc. It would be nice if a working
configuration for x86_64-pc-mingw would be part of gmp and mpfr. So we
could avoid applying the patch of Weasley.
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