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How to setup a public domain C++ module for Visual Studio?

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I want to use a public domain module for high precision arithmetic called ARPREC with
Visual Studio.

It contains a sample compilation for Visual Studio 8.0, whereas I only own a previous
version of Visual Studio.

Even if I buy a conversion program, I am not absolutely sure that that is all that I have to
do to use this package, because it comes without any warranty just like any other
public domain software.

Therefore, I am interested in hiring someone for a small project to help me prepare this
module for use with Visual Studio.

Can anyone help me with some type of advice that more properly prepare me to do such
a task that the total project does not cost an arm and a leg and does not take eons to
complete?

Or, if that is not possible, can you tell me where I can purchase a commercial package
that does the same thing as ARPREC, but then has a warranty?
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Question by:Leonard Gojer
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by:AndyAinscow
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>>It contains a sample compilation for Visual Studio 8.0

Have you tried to compile it with your version, it might compile without problems
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by:Leonard Gojer
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I have tried to work with public domain software in the past, and I discovered that statistically speaking,
it's probably not set up right to be used right away. I would much rather prefer to find a commercial
version of the exact same idea, because then the dollar cost would be quantified beforehand.

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Leonard Gojer earned 0 total points
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There is another package called apfloat which documents more clearly the process by which you
would make it work with Visual Studio. It has to do with making a "make" file correctly.

Therefore, I will close this question.
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