Unlike other mathematical libraries that aim for performance,
such as GMP
, xnum aims to be a simple
and easy to understand library.
The main idea behind the algorithms is to use the practical methods for
arithmetic that we have learned at school to perform addition, subtraction,
multiplication, division and more.
xnum is written in C++ and makes use of features such as overloading operators.
The latest version is xnum-1.2.tar.gz
. It includes some fixes to clear some warnings when compiled with gcc 3.2.
The SourceForge project page is available here