On 09/22/16 20:00, Joseph Myers wrote:
> On Thu, 22 Sep 2016, Bernd Edlinger wrote:
>> There is no feasible way how to make all gmp/mpfr/mpc versions from
>> minimal to latest build for all targets and all possible
>> cross-configurations.
>> I hope that we do not "recommend" these versions.
>> They are only the minimum versions for pre-installed packages.
> And personally I think it would by now be reasonable to require MPFR 3.0
> or 3.1 as a minimum version should someone wish to make the various
> cleanups mentioned in the April discussion, so avoiding claiming to
> support configurations few developers will be testing.  (MPFR 3.1 came out
> nearly five years ago - 3 Oct 2011.)

Yes, and we have workarounds for more than just convenience features
that are missing in MPFR 2.4.

I proposed to remove them in April but Richard was against it.


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