A minor "typo" in the GMP documentation of mpn_mul_1
tg at gmplib.org
Tue Nov 27 16:58:55 CET 2012
Will Galway <galway at math.uiuc.edu> writes:
Edition 5.0.5 of the GMP manual, in the section on mpn_mul_1, states:
Don't call this function if S2LIMB is a power of 2; use `mpn_lshift'
with a count equal to the logarithm
of S2LIMB instead, for optimal speed.
Of course, it would be more correct to write "base-2 logarithm"
instead of "logarithm".
I think we expect GMP users to be able to deduce that the logarithm must
be 2 here!
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