Reading a file in as a number.

Michel Bardiaux mbardiaux at
Thu Dec 11 12:26:59 CET 2003

Ernst Berg wrote:
>  Hello
>  C programming is my hobby and I must admit I am still
> learning.
>  I'm the kind of programmer that doesn't look too deep
> into how a function works and often I use examples to
> aid me in writing programs. 
>   I need to understand how I would load a file into a
> number in gmp.  I figure I would, maybe, use the
> Function: size_t mpz_inp_str (mpz_t rop, FILE *stream,
> int base).
>  My request is to see an example of how to read in a
> binary file into a gmp variable such as type mpz_t.  
>  If you can share an example of reading a plain binary
> file into a variable such as mpz_t I thank you.
>  If there is a web site or a FAQ I should read please
> tell me as well. 
> My Email is ernst_berg at

Everything you need is at

Michel Bardiaux
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Tel : +32 2 790.29.41

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