[Mono-list] Status of unsafe code in Mono

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
11 Mar 2003 11:15:45 -0500


> I am working on improving/rewriting Mono.Math.BigInteger, a class that
> is essential for asymmetrical crypto. My main focus is speed. I have
> found that using unsafe code can give a 20% - 50% speed boost in a
> couple of functions.

> I was wondering how well unsafe code is implemented in mono. Is it to
> the point where production code can use it?

It is well implemented, but if there was a bug, we would rapidly fix it