mpz_gcdext bug in mini-gmp
nisse at lysator.liu.se
Mon Mar 23 15:28:15 UTC 2020
tg at gmplib.org (Torbjörn Granlund) writes:
> (I am not sure why MiniGMP uses the same internal field names as the
> full GMP. Perhaps it should use different names to discourage
> non-complying code?)
I think the definition of mpz_t and struct __mpz_struct were simply
copied verbatim. Renaming fields and dropping leading underscores in
mini-gmp might make sense. But keeping them the same makes it easier to
copy code between gmp and mini-gmp, which also has benefits.
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