On Sunday 04 January 2009 14:39:36 H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> 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.

One extra mask and add is a strange definition of "redone", but I can add it 
now if you like.  (I'd personally prefer to wait for something to actually 
need it, but...)

>       -hpa

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