Inconsistent string conversions
tg at gmplib.org
Tue Sep 5 18:19:30 UTC 2017
Austyn Krutsinger <akrutsinger at gmail.com> writes:
mpz_set_str(a, "1234 56789", 10); /* a = 123456789 */
That behaviour is intentional, but not a design decision I am proud of.
I believe mpz_inp_str is more reasonably designed (although I'd have
named in mpz_in_str today...).
We should perhaps change it incompatibly, or declare mpz_set_str as
obsolete and provide a more versatile function in the spirit of
See also <https://gmplib.org/devel/incompatibility.html>.
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