memory problem with GMP 5

Torbjorn Granlund tg at
Sat Jan 23 15:31:24 CET 2010

Paul Zimmermann <Paul.Zimmermann at> writes:

  I'm not sure this is a bug, but at least it is annoying and I thought I should
  report it.
That's not good; we certainly did not intend to annoy our dear users
with the release of GMP 5!  ;-)

The current code in the GMP repo should be better.  If you can confirm
that the memory usage is now close to the GMP 4.3 level, that would be

(Niels and Marco worked on this problem, Niels wrote a nice patch.)


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