6.17. MPFR-3.1.5

The MPFR package contains functions for multiple precision math.

Approximate build time: 0.8 SBU
Required disk space: 45 MB

6.17.1. Installation of MPFR

Prepare MPFR for compilation:

./configure --prefix=/usr        \
            --disable-static     \
            --enable-thread-safe \
            --docdir=/usr/share/doc/mpfr-3.1.5

Compile the package and generate the HTML documentation:

make
make html
[Important]

Important

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 tests passed:

make check

Install the package and its documentation:

make install
make install-html

6.17.2. Contents of MPFR

Installed Libraries: libmpfr.so
Installed directory: /usr/share/doc/mpfr-3.1.5

Short Descriptions

libmpfr

Contains multiple-precision math functions