Rob Landley wrote:
> C) The only calculation which can overflow 64 bits (the ADJ32 one) turns out 
> not to need arbitrary precision math, just 72 bits, and if it ever uses more 
> than 32 then bottom 32 are all zero before the divide so you can do it in 
> three lines.

... for the current code (32 bits).  When we get an overflow-less 64-bit
implementation, this code will have to be redone, which is not true for
a properly done implementation.


H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel.  I don't speak on their behalf.

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