10.11. MPFR-3.1.2

The MPFR library is a C library for multiple-precision floating-point computations with correct rounding.

10.11.1. Installation of MPFR

Apply a patch with upstream fixes:

patch -Np1 -i ../mpfr-3.1.2-fixes-4.patch

Prepare MPFR for compilation:

CC="gcc -isystem /usr/include" \
    LDFLAGS="-Wl,-rpath-link,/usr/lib:/lib" \
    ./configure --prefix=/usr --with-gmp=/usr \

Compile the package:


Test the results:

make check

Install the package:

make install

10.11.2. Contents of MPFR

Installed libraries: libmpfr.[a,so]
Installed directory: /usr/share/doc/mpfr-3.1.2

Short Descriptions


The Multiple Precision Floating-Point Reliable Library.