The library gmp provides the extended arithmetic for the number types integer and rational.

The following files should be available:

1.Source code installation

The source code is available from the url The installation instructions are

./configure && make && make install

2.rpm installation

For a rpm installation with yum, type

sudo yum install gmp

3.Debian installation

For a debian installation with apt-get, type

sudo apt-get install libgmp3-dev

4.MacOSX installation

The fink packages for gmp are available at

The instructions to install them are:

sudo fink install gmp gmp-shlibs
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