Numbers bigger than memory

Hans Aberg haberg-1 at
Wed Dec 19 15:42:19 CET 2012

On 18 Dec 2012, at 04:23, Pi wrote:

> It would be nice that GMP could be able to use numbers larger than memory.

If by memory you mean primary memory (RAM), they already do by means of virtual memory. For 64-bit processes on Mac OS X, the limit is roughly 18 exabytes (see link below).


More information about the gmp-discuss mailing list