> I found this article below, which explains how overflows could be detected.
> The article explains why it's not going to perform well. :(
I had a read over the article. I think that is the best that can be
done in a library that exists outside of the JDK. When it is shipped
with the JDK then the door is open to intrinsic style optimisations.
> Could you please clarify what an "intrinsic" is and how it could speed
> up execution via machine specific assembly?
I've finished the blog post: http://bit.ly/QWO...