[Python-Dev] Optionally using GMP to implement long if available

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Mon Nov 10 05:52:03 CET 2008

Tim Peters wrote:
> because /knowing/ whether it works requires staring at
> generated code, there's probably no sane way to automate detection of
> when, if, and under what conditions it breaks.

Maybe it could be tested by compiling two small test programs,
one using (uint64_t)my_uint32 * my_other_uint32 and the other
using my_uint64 * my_other_uint64, and seeing whether one is
faster than the other?


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