Peter Hercek phercek at
Thu Jan 17 12:36:34 EST 2008

Christian Maeder wrote:
> I understand that gmp is needed for the certain libraries like the
> Prelude with Double and Integer.

Why is GMP needed for Double? Based on the online report Double is
  "double precision floating"; it does not need to represent arbitrary
  big numbers.
I thought it is there only for Integers and Rationals.


More information about the Glasgow-haskell-users mailing list