Stack allocation

Niels Möller nisse at
Mon Jun 9 11:39:14 UTC 2014

tg at (Torbjörn Granlund) writes:

> nisse at (Niels Möller) writes:
>   Would it make sense to lower the limit further to, say, 128 limbs?
> Who knows.  I played with that, but it does not decrease stack usage as
> much as one might expect (only 20% as measured by the test suite).

I see.

>   Nice! That seems very reasonable on current desktop and server machines,
>   but it might still be a bit large if people use gmp on embedded systems.
> Perhaps alloca is not useful there?

What stack usage do you get if you disable use of stack allocation?


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