[Mpc-discuss] Clarification of libmpc major bump

Paulo César Pereira de Andrade paulo.cesar.pereira.de.andrade at gmail.com
Mon Oct 22 19:33:22 CEST 2012


  Sorry for a probably very simple question, but what is a simple
reasoning for the library major bump?

  I suspect it should be mainly due to mpc_{div,mul}_2exp rename,
and possibly behavior change due to bug corrections.

  I recently opened a bug report for fedora at
suggesting to build a libmpc-compat to generate a temporary
package providing libmpc.so.2 until packages are rebuilt. I made
the suggestion to upgrade because I have a work in progress
sagemath package for fedora, that now links to libmpc and makes
use of mpc_{div,mul}_2si.


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