Compiling GMP on Windows

Paul Leyland paul at
Mon Jul 12 20:12:51 CEST 2010

On Mon, 2010-07-12 at 15:58 +0530, lavesh dixit wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am having issues compiling GMP on Windows.
> The environment details are as follows.


> We want to use MS VS 2008 to do the compilation of GMP for binary 
> compatibility reasons.
> All all other C/C++ code has been built using MS VS 2008.
> What can we do to use MS VS compiler to do the compilation.
> config.log is attached.

Consider using MPIR (  It has much better Windows
support, IMO.

Caution: this advice may be controversial, for essentially political
reasons (again, IMO).


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