Creating mpz_t from binary data
marc.glisse at inria.fr
Wed Mar 17 16:42:06 CET 2010
On Wed, 17 Mar 2010, Saju Pillai wrote:
> I am new to GMP. I receive a multi precision big endian integer represented
> in two's complement. I am on a little endian machine. How can I create a
> mpz_t using this data ?
> Will reversing the data bytes to create a little endian representation and
> calling mpz_set_str(rop, data, 2) work ?. Since this is binary data, NULs
> may occur anywhere in the data. How do you suggest I proceed ?
> The mpint data type described at http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4251#section-5
> (SSH architecture rfc) is the data format I am dealing with.
did you try http://gmplib.org/manual/Integer-Import-and-Export.html ?
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