GMP 6.0.0 Brings Faster Performance, New Features
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 26 March 2014 at 02:31 PM EDT. 1 Comment
Version 6.0.0 of the GNU Multiple Precision (GMP) Arithmetic Library has been released and it's landing heavy with new features.

Among the features of GMP 6.0.0 is support for new Intel and AM CPUs, major performance improvements for ARM (especially with Cortex-A15 processors), SPARC T4/T5 performance improvements, major break-throughs for Intel Sandy Bridge / Ivy Bridge / Haswell due to rewritten and expanded Assembly code, many new public functions, bug-fixes, and a wide range of other work to this arithmetic library commonly used by HPC applications.

More details on GMP 6.0.0 and download links can be found via the release announcement at GMPlib.org.
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