Vector Operations

Kevin Ryde
Thu, 31 Jul 2003 09:07:06 +1000

Michel Bardiaux <> writes:
> I'm no expert on the internals of gmp, but it seems to me efficient
> vectorization/parallelization would be possible only if all components
> of the vectors have the same number of limbs. Am I correct?

This is probably the case, unless there's some way to nullify
operations on the shorter vectors.  Nice enough concept, but probably
outside the main aims of gmp at the moment.  Parallelism within
individual gmp functions is certainly of interest though, to maximize
chip utilization.