Support for uintmac_t in GMP
tg at gmplib.org
Wed Oct 3 12:30:10 CEST 2012
I think we should add a parallel 'uj' function for every 'ui' function
in GMP. The ui functions accept 'unsigned long', uj functions should
accept uintmax_t. Similarly, our few si funtions should get an sj
It is not completely clear how to handle mpz_ui_pow_ui. We have have a
mpz_uj_pow_uj, but should we bother with various combinations of ui and
uj, such as mpz_uj_pow_ui?
I believe mpfr does have uj functions already, and that this defined a
Arguments of type uj will typically match ui and limb on 64-bit ABIs,
with a few exceptions. On 32-bit ABIs uj arguments will need two limbs;
on oddball 64-bit ABIs uj arguments will match limbs but be twice as
large as ui arguments.
It might be good to compile uj functions and ui functions from the same
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