GMP's speed

Torbjorn Granlund tg at
Fri Mar 9 10:32:52 CET 2012

Marc Glisse <marc.glisse at> writes:

  Of course gmp is much slower than builtin types. And it is slower by a
  factor larger than the 2-3 you mention. There must be something
  missing in your email, because I don't understand how you can expect
  gmp to be as fast as double...
Java might explain some of that.  I think it is still considerably
slower than compiled languages for number crunching tasks.


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