nisse at lysator.liu.se
Fri Nov 25 14:13:55 UTC 2016
tg at gmplib.org (Torbjörn Granlund) writes:
> I suppose it also implies a slight computation overhead
> to check size + low limb for the return value.
Slight enough to be reasonably for the mpz-layer, I think.
One could consider doing that only when the gcd pointer is NULL, and
otherwise return some arbitrary value. But that's not a pretty interface
> The type of the gcd function change, which breaks e.g. user function
> pointers to these functions.
You're right, I forgot about that use case.
> This sort of things probably below here:
Agreed, and it's not obvious what's the right interface either.
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