[fpc-devel] Please include gmp.dll in Win32 distribution of FPC 2.6.2 and later

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Thu Dec 6 10:29:19 CET 2012

On 06 Dec 2012, at 04:16, Nikolay Nikolov wrote:

> Having a library for arbitrary-precision arithmetic like gmp is a  
> huge advantage in these competitions and making it easy to setup by  
> people who are clueless idiots and know only how to press "next",  
> "next", "next" so people who chose to compete and write their  
> solutions in Pascal can use it is a must if we want to keep Pascal  
> as a serious option for these competitions.

If a major problem is really the lack of standard support for  
arbitrary-precision arithmetic, does that not mean that C and C++ are  
no longer serious options either?

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