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

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Thu Dec 6 10:38:18 CET 2012

In our previous episode, Jonas Maebe said:
> > 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?

In the standard install, not the language standard.

A full mingw install comes with GMP

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