GNU MPFR 4.0.2 Release Candidate

Vincent Lefevre vincent at
Wed Jan 9 00:47:02 UTC 2019

The release of GNU MPFR 4.0.2 ("dinde aux marrons", patch level 2)
is imminent. Please help to make this release as good as possible
by downloading and testing this release candidate:

The SHA1 digests:
c0b15940b703d55a05acdc61781962eb3d0bf857  mpfr-4.0.2-rc1.tar.bz2
fd4bc91650ad6cf549c9a036f036d62b26b47ac2  mpfr-4.0.2-rc1.tar.gz
535d06909eff58c8541250a222bd97a96aa5422c  mpfr-4.0.2-rc1.tar.xz

The SHA256 digests:
60626832f47a51fe24dc366cadbf2157a085b62ac634526f0d03e5c987de59ae  mpfr-4.0.2-rc1.tar.bz2
58b561c76b30e9ef14961345d16e532bea89e08e3590b5394cd396b1c17a8ce7  mpfr-4.0.2-rc1.tar.gz
4fc4cee96878d2c947d488e8fc11b59877eb8d108c000634f39e6f3520ea04ea  mpfr-4.0.2-rc1.tar.xz

The signatures:

Each tarball is signed by Vincent Lefèvre. This can be verified using
the DSA key ID 980C197698C3739D; this key can be retrieved with:

  gpg --recv-keys 980C197698C3739D

or by downloading it from <>.
The key fingerprint is:

  07F3 DBBE CC1A 3960 5078  094D 980C 1976 98C3 739D

The signatures can be verified with: gpg --verify <file.asc>
You should check that the key fingerprint matches.

Changes from version 4.0.1 to version 4.0.2:
- Corrected minimal GMP version in the INSTALL file and the MPFR manual.
- Improved MPFR manual. In particular, corrected/completed the
  mpfr_get_str description in order to follow the historical behavior
  and GMP's mpf_get_str function.
- Bug fixes (see ChangeLog file).

Please send success and failure reports with "./config.guess" output
to <mpfr at>.

If no problems are found, GNU MPFR 4.0.2 should be released
around 2019-01-23.


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