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RE: [ITP] gmp-4.2 and mpfr-2.2

> From:  Charles Wilson
> Billinghurst, David (CALCRTS) wrote:
> > The new cygmpfr1.dll is not binary compatible with the current cygmpfr0.dll.
> > How should this be managed?  Should I provide a libmpfr0 package that just 
> > contains the existing cygmpfr0.dll?
> Yes.  What I would suggest is the following:
> Get the current gmp-4.1.4-2 binary package.
> Unpack usr/bin/cygmpfr-0.dll from it.
> Package that file into libmpfr0-4.1.4-3.tar.bz2
> Get the currrent gmp-4.1.4-2-src source package
> Rename it libmpfr0-4.1.4-3-src.
> And there you have it.  Sure, downloading and unpacking 
> "libmpfr0-4.1.4-3-src" and following its build instructions won't get 
> you the exact package libmpfr0-4.1.4-3.tar.bz2 -- but it WILL get you 
> the exact cygmpfr-0.dll -- and that's all that's truly 
> necessary in this 
> case.


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