Bill Allombert on Wed, 27 May 2015 17:47:02 +0200

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Re: Wrong prototype for listcreate()

On Wed, May 27, 2015 at 11:29:03AM +0200, Jeroen Demeyer wrote:
> On 2015-05-26 22:47, Bill Allombert wrote:
> >Do you really need to process the section 'programming/specific' ?
> Well, there are useful things in there, such as apply() for example.
> >Anyway, we could add fields to pari.desc to help you with your project if we
> >knew in more detail what you actually need.
> My project is automatically generating bindings to PARI functions
> for use in Sage. This is done by reading pari.desc and using the
> prototype codes to generate calls to the PARI library.
> Two things which would be useful:
> * flag for deprecated functions (like listcreate)

Is there any other instance ? I hope not.

> * flag or prototype code for functions returning booleans (like
> ellisoncurve)

The GP2C description normally contains this information though ellisoncurve can
also return a vector, so it is not marked 'bool'.