_ptr and _srcptr types
marc.glisse at inria.fr
Sat May 19 08:22:19 UTC 2018
On Mon, 14 May 2018, Torbjörn Granlund wrote:
> I've personally always used the mpz_ptr and mpz_srcptr in functions that
> take mpz arguments, taking the liberty to use this undocumented type.
> I suppose we could declare these. I'd like to hear from the rest of the
> GMP "core team".
I am in favor of documenting them. I don't think we are losing much by
exposing those types to the user, it seems hard to modify the
implementation of mpz_t in a way that would break those types without
breaking a lot of other things. The main question in my mind is how to
document them so users don't get too confused about what they should use
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