Bill Allombert on Thu, 6 Feb 2003 16:08:49 +0100

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Re: realprecision bug

On Tue, Feb 04, 2003 at 11:06:53AM +0100, Karim BELABAS wrote:
> P.S: confrac() has disappeared, convi() interface has changed, and will
> change again soon. Currently, given a t_INT convi() returns the list of base
> 10^9 digits, which is fast but inconvenient. I contemplate returning a
> character string, which would make rounding 9 times slower, but would be much
> easier to interface, for instance with the GMP kernel.

I think the more important question is whether this will make IO faster
by allowing to fputs() the whole number instead of writing each 9 digits
block separatly, or not.