Herr Witten lingwitt at
Sat Feb 21 23:29:18 CET 2004

Thanks. However, the number of numbers grows according to the user, so 
I think I'm going to use an array of allocated mpf's that can be used. 
In fact, it may be a good feature to add to gmp: The number of 
preallocated numbers can be specified and then init methods could 
simply grab one.

Herr Witten

On 19 Feb 2004, at 6:07 PM, delta trinity wrote:

> One way, efficient, could be to declare them static.  Initialize them 
> only once.
> Ex:
> ...
> static mpf_t A,B,C;
> static int Initialized=0;
> if (!Initialized)
> {
>   mpf_init_set(A,...
>   mpf_init_set(B,...
>   mpf_init_set(C,...
>   Initialized=1;
> }
> ... (The rest of the function)
> Then, the first time, and only the first time the function is called, 
> the variables get initialized.
> Of course, when the progam terminate, thw structs don't get cleared, 
> but usually, the OS clear any memory used locally by the program when 
> program terminate.
> Eric

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