Blake Huff stangmechanic at
Sun Jan 15 22:20:23 CET 2006


As near as I can tell, "rop" means "returned operand."    In the  
example below, after you call mpf_pow_ui,   rop = op1^op2.


On Jan 15, 2006, at 2:52 PM, Daniel J Farrell wrote:

> Hello everybody,
> I'm a little curious about the 'rop' the keeps appearing in all the
> fuction definitions. There is alway advice in to what to set it do
> but after searching the gmp manual I could find anything that
> explains it?
> For example the floating point power function.
> void mpf_pow_ui (mpf_t rop, mpf_t op1, unsigned long int op2 )
> Set rop to op1 op2 .
> Regards, Daniel.
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