linux kernel implementation?

Vincent Lefevre vincent at
Wed Dec 13 13:47:23 CET 2006

On 2006-12-12 23:11:40 -0800, Nicholas Murphy wrote:
> Has anyone ever tried to port GMP for use within the Linux kernel?   
> If not, any idea what would be involved?  Would it just be a matter  
> of stripping out printf's and replacing malloc with kmalloc, etc.?

When GMP can't allocate memory, it calls abort (). Is that fine
for the Linux kernel?

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