gnu MP in libgcj

Tom Tromey tromey@cygnus.com
Mon Oct 9 17:46:00 GMT 2000


Bryce> The libgcj tree contains a copy of a (rather old) version of
Bryce> the gmp library. My understanding is that this was once going
Bryce> to be used to support the java.math.BigDecimal/BigInteger
Bryce> implementations, but became unneccessary when we got a
Bryce> pure-Java implementation.

Bryce> Should it be removed?

We've been planning to "remove" it as a side effect of moving libgcj
into the gcc tree -- we just won't move gmp.

Tom


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