Has there been historical work done to investigate small integer optimization?

Vincent Lefevre vincent at vinc17.net
Mon Feb 12 14:54:07 CET 2024

On 2024-02-12 08:18:09 -0500, Stefan Koch wrote:
> This was mostly my idea.  I thought that if _mp_alloc was small enough (in
> most cases 1), then  instead of _mp_d being the pointer to the first lib it
> was just the first limb.

Note that the size of a limb may be larger than the size of a pointer.

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