[m-users.] Too Slow

Matthias Guedemann matthias.guedemann at googlemail.com
Wed May 6 03:45:30 AEST 2015

> The advantage would be that you can use libtommath in its default
> configuration.  Also, as Mark said, you're supposed to call mp_clear
> because the library author said so.  We're relying on an
> implementation detail that mp_clear doesn't do anything useful for us.

it sets the allocated memory to zero before freeing and explicitely sets
the pointer to "NULL" afterwards "to make debugging easier".

So, I think there is no real need to call 'mp_clear'.


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