marc.glisse at inria.fr
Sat Aug 22 06:36:54 UTC 2015
mpz_get_d_2exp and mpf_get_d_2exp currently take as argument a long*.
Since we introduced a type mp_bitcnt_t, I guess it would make sense to add
mp_bitcnt_signed_t and use it there. Any objection?
For the mpz case, the answer should always be nonnegative, so we could use
an unsigned type if we wanted, but I guess it is better to keep the
current signed type, which is consistent with the mpf case.
What do you think of introducing 2 typedefs mp_builtin_[su]i (or
mp_native_[su]i or gmp_[su]i or whatever) and using them in all the
functions with _si or _ui in their name ? Just trying to clarify why each
type is used (unsigned long is mp_bitcnt_t in some places, mp_builtin_ui
in others, etc).
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