tg at gmplib.org
Fri Jan 8 17:33:17 CET 2010
Paolo Bonzini <bonzini at gnu.org> writes:
I also noticed that GMP 5 is using an interface "age" of 6. This is
wrong since interface 9 is not backwards compatible with interface
8. The fact that mpn_bdivmod was documented as mutable does not
matter: distributions will want to provide libgmp.so.3 and libgmp.so.9
for a while, and this is not possible if GMP 5 says it is binary
compatible with 4.3.2.
I suggest that the attached patch is applied before distributions
start to complain.
We consider mpn_bdivmod is not part of the official API of any GMP
release. Therefore, we did not zero age. This was a deliberate
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