Changes between Version 18 and Version 19 of ReplacingGMPNotes


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Aug 4, 2006 3:09:09 PM (8 years ago)
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    1717        * The GHC Commentary: [http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~chak/haskell/ghc/comm/the-beast/ncg.html The Native Code Generator]; and, 
    1818        * The GHC Commentary: [http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~chak/haskell/ghc/comm/rts-libs/coding-style.html Style Guidelines for RTS C code]. 
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     20==== ''Caveat'' ==== 
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     22        Beware!  The main interest here is replacing GMP--GHC is still belongs to the University of Glasgow and those in charge still retain the purview to accept or reject a proposed solution. 
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    2024=== Reasons for Replacing GMP as the Bignum library === 
     
    5559        * representing a Haskell constructor (the Int#) inside a pointer--a bit-size constructor--would limit the number of constructors you would be able to have (depending on the size of a pointer object, say the C99 uintptr_t, on a particular machine). 
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    57         Beware!  The main interest here is replacing GMP--GHC is still belongs to the University of Glasgow and those in charge still retain the purview to accept or reject a proposed solution. 
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    5961=== Overview of the Current GMP Implementation === 
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