problem with NTL 5.5 when upgrading from GMP 4.2.4 to 4.3.0
Paul.Zimmermann at loria.fr
Sat Apr 25 14:30:14 CEST 2009
> Should we slow down the code a little and get a more strictly bounded
> cofactor value for the price? The price is small, but if the operands
> are just a few limbs, it might still hurt.
(a) having loose bounds will help to detect bugs in applications, as this
(b) having strict bounds will help applications, indeed some of them might
have to do some extra work to get unique cofactors, or the correctness
of some algorithm might depend on strict bounds
I vote for (b) if the extra price is small.
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