GMP (GNU multiple precision) wrapper for D?

Matthias Walter walter at
Sun Sep 23 05:07:25 PDT 2007

dennis luehring Wrote:

> just a "hypothetical" question
> should have D direkt bignum support (like for complex numbers)
> or is there no benefit of having such feature in the language?
> ciao dennis

AFAICS, there is no benefit - syntactically (from the users point of view), handling gmp bignums will be as easy as ints and as there are many complex algorithms, which are partially written in handcrafted assembly (in the GMP library), this won't be a good option.

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