8.21. MPFR-4.2.1

The MPFR package contains functions for multiple precision math.

Approximate build time: 0.3 SBU
Required disk space: 44 MB

8.21.1. Installation of MPFR

Prepare MPFR for compilation:

./configure --prefix=/usr        \
            --disable-static     \
            --enable-thread-safe \

Compile the package and generate the HTML documentation:

make html


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 198 tests passed:

make check

Install the package and its documentation:

make install
make install-html

8.21.2. Contents of MPFR

Installed libraries: libmpfr.so
Installed directory: /usr/share/doc/mpfr-4.2.1

Short Descriptions


Contains multiple-precision math functions