Wed, 9 Feb 1994 13:07:19 GMT

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Newsgroups: | comp.compilers |

From: | meissner@osf.org |

Keywords: | arithmetic, optimize |

Organization: | Compilers Central |

Date: | Wed, 9 Feb 1994 13:07:19 GMT |

> I would guess that modern division is utilized primarily for base

> conversion.

Another place where division (actually modulus) is used quite

frequently is in calculating hash tables, which often involves modulus

by a prime number constant. This of course lends itself nicely to

being replaced by multiplication.

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Michael Meissner email: meissner@osf.org phone: 617-621-8861

Open Software Foundation, 11 Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA, 02142

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