[gsharp-devel] redraw buglets

Robert Strandh strandh at labri.fr
Tue Jul 20 05:55:21 UTC 2004

Christophe Rhodes writes:
 > I had a look at sbcl's own routines, and it turns out that there is
 > currently (and probably in sbcl-0.8.13, due out soon, but probably not
 > in sbcl- a large avoidable inefficiency in SBCL's (and I
 > believe also CMUCL's) BIGNUM-GCD.  

Please tell me more.  I had a look at the code, and at least it seems
that you are using the fast algorithm that only needs shifts and

 > I'm working on patching the system,
 > and I'll report back once I have some numbers.

Robert Strandh

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or Fortran program contains an ad hoc informally-specified bug-ridden
slow implementation of half of Common Lisp.

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