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Re: [PATCH 1/2] Support arbitrarily-long numbers with GNU MP.

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] Support arbitrarily-long numbers with GNU MP.
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2008 16:36:12 +0200

Andreas Schwab <address@hidden> wrote:

> Jim Meyering <address@hidden> writes:
>> James Youngman <address@hidden> wrote:
>>>     Support arbitrarily-long numbers with GNU MP.
>>>     * m4/gmp.m4: New file; adds cu_GMP, which detects GNU MP.
>>>     * configure.ac: Use cu_GMP.
>>>     * src/Makefile.am: Link factor against libgmp if available.
>>>     * src/factor.c: Use GNU MP if it is available.
>>>     (emit_factor, emit_ul_factor, factor_using_division,
>>>     factor_using_pollard_rho, extract_factors_multi,
>>>     sort_and_print_factors, free_factors): new functions
>>>     for the arbitrary-precision implementation, taken from an example
>>>     in GNU MP.
>>>     (factor_wheel): Renamed; was called factor.
>>>     (print_factors_single): Renamed; was called print_factors.
>>>     (print_factors): New function, chooses between the single- and
>>>     arbitrary-precision algorithms according to availability of GNU MP
>>>     and the length of the number to be factored.
>>>     (usage, main): New options --use-mp and --nouse-mp.
>> What do you think of --mp and --no-mp instead?
> How about --bignum instead?  IMHO this is more descriptive.

I prefer --bignum, too.  Thanks.

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