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Updated to GMP-4.1.4; updated template file

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.3//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.3/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7<!ENTITY gmp-download-http "http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gmp/gmp-&gmp-version;.tar.gz">
8<!ENTITY gmp-download-ftp "ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gmp/gmp-&gmp-version;.tar.gz">
9<!ENTITY gmp-size "2.2 MB">
10<!ENTITY gmp-buildsize "34 MB">
11<!ENTITY gmp-time "0.91 SBU">
12]>
13
14<sect1 id="gmp" xreflabel="GMP-&gmp-version;">
15<sect1info>
16<othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
17<date>$Date$</date>
18</sect1info>
19<?dbhtml filename="gmp.html"?>
20<title>GMP-&gmp-version;</title>
21
22<sect2>
23<title>Introduction to <application><acronym>GMP</acronym></application></title>
24
25<para>The <application><acronym>GMP</acronym></application> package
26contains math libraries. These have useful functions for arbitrary precision
27arithmetic.</para>
28
29<sect3><title>Package information</title>
30<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
31<listitem><para>Download (HTTP): <ulink
32url="&gmp-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
33<listitem><para>Download (FTP): <ulink
34url="&gmp-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
35<listitem><para>Download size: &gmp-size;</para></listitem>
36<listitem><para>Estimated disk space required:
37&gmp-buildsize;</para></listitem>
38<listitem><para>Estimated build time:
39&gmp-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
40</sect3>
41
42</sect2>
43
44<sect2>
45<title>Installation of <application><acronym>GMP</acronym></application></title>
46
47<para>Install <application><acronym>GMP</acronym></application> by running
48the following commands:
49</para>
50
51<screen><userinput><command>./configure --prefix=/usr &amp;&amp;
52make &amp;&amp;
53make install</command></userinput></screen>
54
55</sect2>
56
57<sect2>
58<title>Command explanations</title>
59
60<para><option>--enable-cxx</option>: This parameter passed to
61<command>configure</command> enables C++ support by building the
62<filename class="libraryfile">libgmpxx</filename> libraries.</para>
63
64<para><option>--enable-mpbsd</option>: This parameter passed to
65<command>configure</command> enables building the Berkeley MP compatibility
66(<filename class="libraryfile">libmp</filename>) libraries.</para>
67
68<para><option>--enable-mpfr</option>: This parameter passed to
69<command>configure</command> enables building the Multiple Precision
70Floating-Point Reliable (<filename class="libraryfile">libmpfr.a</filename>)
71library.</para>
72
73</sect2>
74
75<sect2>
76<title>Contents</title>
77
78<para>The <application><acronym>GMP</acronym></application> package contains
79<filename class="libraryfile">libgmp</filename> and
80<filename class="libraryfile">libmp</filename> libraries.</para>
81
82</sect2>
83
84<sect2><title>Description</title>
85
86<sect3><title>libgmp and libmp libraries</title>
87<para><filename class="libraryfile">libgmp</filename> and
88<filename class="libraryfile">libmp</filename> libraries contain functions to
89operate on signed integers, rational numbers, and floating point
90numbers.</para></sect3>
91
92</sect2>
93
94</sect1>
95
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