gmp-3.1.1: description + notes

GMP is a free library for arbitrary precision arithmetic, operating on signed integers, rational numbers, and floating point numbers. There is no limit to the precision except the ones implied by the available memory in the machine GMP runs on. GMP has a rich set of functions, and the functions have a regular interface. The GNU MP Home Page has more information.

NOTE: Developers intending to use this distribution of for application development should be sure to read the information below. Users installing for the runtime environment only need not read any further.

Developers intending to use this library for development of other freeware packages or their own software applications will need to be familiar with a few peculiarities due to the way that this library is packaged and installed. The reasons for this installation strategy are described further in the fw_common product release notes.

The header files and libraries in this package are installed into /usr/freeware. This means that when building software using this distribution of you should be sure to do the following:

Following these guidelines will allow your application to safely and easily use the software in this package.
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