abort on error - is this being addressed?

Pierpaolo Bernardi olopierpa at gmail.com
Thu Aug 26 15:39:53 CEST 2010

On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 15:11, Joerg Arndt <arndt at jjj.de> wrote:

> I see two scenarios for GMP usage:
> With "scientific" (high performance) computing knowing
> the resource requirements beforehand is usually a must.
> Where OOM must absolutely be avoided (crypto-apps) I'd
> suggest to pre-allocate an upper bound of required memory
> as a pool.

A third scenario is when GMP is used as a component
of a general purpose system e.g. to implement the arithmetic
of a programming language implementation. The implementor
does not know beforehand what will be the use and the maximum
of flexibility would be good.


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