Microsoft Visual Studio support

NightStrike nightstrike at
Tue Apr 1 15:00:15 CEST 2008

On Tue, Apr 1, 2008 at 8:51 AM, Jarl Bong-Rundtörn <jarl at> wrote:
> Today we can announce an agreement between Swox and Microsoft that will
>  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 part
>  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 that
>  have not until now been able experience a quality bignum library",
>  says Jarl Bong-Rundtörn, director at the division of bignum arithmetic
>  at Swox AB.

How will this affect mingw users?

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