6.13. MPFR-2.3.2

The MPFR package contains functions for multiple precision math.

Approximate build time: 1.2 SBU testsuite included
Required disk space: 39.4 MB testsuite included

6.13.1. Installation of MPFR

Prepare MPFR for compilation:

./configure --prefix=/usr --enable-thread-safe

Compile the package:



The test suite for MPFR in this section is considered critical. Do not skip it under any circumstances.

Test the results and ensure that all 134 tests passed:

make check

Install the package:

make install

6.13.2. Contents of MPFR

Installed Libraries: mpfr.so

Short Descriptions


Contains multiple-precision math functions.