fixed size integer arithmetic
Paul.Zimmermann at loria.fr
Wed Aug 29 11:46:03 CEST 2007
> Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2007 23:22:52 -0400 (EDT)
> From: point14 at magma.ca
> Is it possible in GMP to have the size of integers (like mpz_t) to be
> fixed in size and invariant (eg, a fixed number of bits) as well as being
> arbitrarily large?
> I mean once it's declared or initialized to be of a certain size, the size
> no longer changes, and arithmetic operations (add, mul, etc) that would
> normaly grow the number would simply cause it to roll over.
> Is this possible with GMP and if not, do you have suggestions?
Please could you be more specific? What do you expect if the size is fixed to
one bit, and you compute 1+1?
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