Maximum number of bits in an mpz_t

Roberto Bagnara bagnara at
Sat Apr 24 10:38:36 CEST 2004

Hi there,

is there a portable way for an application using GMP's
mpz_t (seen as a collection of bits) to know the maximum
number of bits a mpz_t can handle?
All the best,


Prof. Roberto Bagnara
Computer Science Group
Department of Mathematics, University of Parma, Italy
mailto:bagnara at

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