marc.glisse at inria.fr
Tue Jan 21 16:19:13 UTC 2014
On Tue, 21 Jan 2014, Niels Möller wrote:
> There's a ChangeLog entry from the day before yesterday:
> * doc/gmp.texi: Undocument mpz_array_init.
Thanks, I hadn't seen it yet.
> One can still use mpz_realloc2, which can be viewed as an allocation
> hint to the gmp implementation (so in mini-gmp, it's harmless but also
> mostly useless, due to the frequent use of mpz_swap).
I was talking of the case where I already have a preexisting buffer I want
to use as _mp_d, I don't want to allocate a new one with mpz_realloc2.
That seems to be a few steps further than the new limb interface goes, and
I can understand not wanting to support that.
Playing with mp_set_memory_functions, there is a complicated way to use a
preexisting buffer without breaking if I am using mini-gmp, but having 2
versions of the code still seems simpler and more efficient (and that's
all unsupported anyway).
I guess it would be hard to make an official interface that lets users
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