(PHP 4 >= 4.0.4, PHP 5)
gmp_init — Create GMP number
Creates a GMP number from an integer or string.
An integer or a string. The string representation can be decimal, hexadecimal or octal.
The base may vary from 2 to 36. If base is 0 (default value), the actual base is determined from the leading characters: if the first two characters are 0x or 0X, hexadecimal is assumed, otherwise if the first character is "0", octal is assumed, otherwise decimal is assumed.
A GMP number resource.
|5.3.2||The base was extended from 2 to 36, to 2 to 62 and -2 to -36.|
|4.1.0||The optional base parameter was added.|
To use the extended base introduced in PHP 5.3.2, then PHP must be compiled against GMP 4.2.0 or greater.
Example #1 Creating GMP number
$a = gmp_init(123456);
$b = gmp_init("0xFFFFDEBACDFEDF7200");
It is not necessary to call this function if you want to use integer or string in place of GMP number in GMP functions, like gmp_add(). Function arguments are automatically converted to GMP numbers, if such conversion is possible and needed, using the same rules as gmp_init().