Subject: Re: [boost] GSOC Boost BigInt design issues
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-03-30 07:36:50
> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden] [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Stewart, Robert
> Sent: Tuesday, March 30, 2010 11:52 AM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] GSOC Boost BigInt design issues
> swagat konchada wrote:
> > If we consider performance issues based on design, planning the
> > BigInt architecture could be designed in two ways
> > 1. 3 layers to allow optional binding to Boost's own bigint,
> > GMP, or anyother bigint library, for the user during compile
> > time.
> > 2. 2 layers if we plan to limit Boost.Bigint's options to only
> > itself and GMP.
IMO you should look at the discussion on a numeric_adaptor by Barend Gehrels and some draft code mentioned in
to get some idea of the problem and a plausible framework which might include 'BoostsOwnBigInt' as an alternative to GMP
PS But you should also be aware that another xInt project is being discussed on this group.
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