A contribution to GMP

Marc Glisse marc.glisse at inria.fr
Thu Oct 24 10:01:32 CEST 2013

On Thu, 24 Oct 2013, Niels Möller wrote:

> I guess in theory, mpf could be slightly faster than mpfr since mpf
> doesn't make any effort to have precisely defined rounding.

In that case I think it would be preferable to introduce a new "don't 
care" rounding mode in mpfr (or several depending on what we mean by that 

> But if it isn't faster in practice, and doesn't have any other 
> advantages over mpfr, it would make sense to clearly deprecate all use 
> of mpf.

+1 (the mpf2mpfr.h header may help people who want to switch if it still 

Marc Glisse

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