[Ecls-list] GMP -> MPIR

Waldek Hebisch hebisch at math.uni.wroc.pl
Thu Sep 5 16:38:36 UTC 2013

Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll wrote:
> Note that I do not intend to change the interface. ECL would continue
> to build with GMP, and for platforms that make it easy to pull in
> arbitrary software (Linux *BSD, etc) this is the recommended option.
> However, elsewhere we need a library that can be packed together with
> ECL and which does not have license problems -- GMP switched to a more
> restrictive license and this means I cannot upgrade ECL to use newer
> versions.

Could you explain this?  Looking at GMP site I see that they
claim licence to be LGPL v3+.  Looking at MPIR site I see
the same.  So what is different?
                              Waldek Hebisch
hebisch at math.uni.wroc.pl 

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