[Python-Dev] Optionally using GMP to implement long if available

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Nov 4 09:47:54 CET 2008

Martin v. Löwis wrote:

> On Windows, the GMP binaries would be incorporated into pythonxy.dll.
> This would force anybody providing a copy of pythonxy.dll to also
> provide the sources of GMP.

I thought the suggestion was to provide a way of optionally
compiling Python to use GMP. The standard Python distribution
for Windows wouldn't be compiled that way, so it wouldn't
have any GMP-related code in its dll.


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