[Ecls-list] Slow bignums

Samium Gromoff _deepfire at feelingofgreen.ru
Mon Jan 25 07:17:23 UTC 2010

From: Waldek Hebisch <hebisch at math.uni.wroc.pl>
> I have noticed that ecl seem to be quite slow on some bignum
> operations, namely bignum addition and multiplication of
> bignum by a fixnum.

You do know that ECL uses GMP as its bignum implementation, right?

> clisp and Closure CL cons comparably to ecl (gcl does not report
> consing).

I don't claim to understand things, but isn't that, then, somewhat

  Samium Gromoff
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