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Forum: PrimeNet 2021-01-30, 16:36
Replies: 129
Views: 10,873
Posted By mathwiz
I don't see why the server can't just auto-expire...

I don't see why the server can't just auto-expire these after a month. That would put an end to all this...
Forum: FermatSearch 2021-01-02, 16:26
Replies: 65
Views: 6,315
Posted By mathwiz
Well, I mean, it *may* be prime. And it may not...

Well, I mean, it *may* be prime. And it may not be prime. The latter is just way, way, way, way, WAY more likely....
Forum: ONeil 2020-12-29, 21:26
Replies: 28
Views: 1,140
Posted By mathwiz
Is someone going to ban this nutcase already?

Is someone going to ban this nutcase already?
Forum: y-cruncher 2020-12-29, 00:34
Replies: 14
Views: 1,906
Posted By mathwiz
Let's back up a minute, and disregard your age,...

Let's back up a minute, and disregard your age, what you have/haven't factored, etc.

The reason people here are getting frustrated with you is that you haven't written and open-sourced code...
Forum: Lounge 2020-12-24, 02:58
Replies: 183
Views: 28,036
Posted By mathwiz
Let's make a deal: if that number turns out to be...

Let's make a deal: if that number turns out to be composite, you'll get the vaccine? Is that how much confidence you have?
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-12-23, 04:37
Replies: 116
Views: 5,232
Posted By mathwiz
If you don't want to be a "covid receptacle" then...

If you don't want to be a "covid receptacle" then get the damn vaccine. Or are you still under the impression that Bill Gates and his maniacal cult at the Deep State are using it to turn you into a...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-12-16, 17:02
Replies: 80
Views: 8,884
Posted By mathwiz
Actually, there have been: "Can you factor this...

Actually, there have been: "Can you factor this composite to demonstrate your algorithm isn't complete BS?"
Forum: ONeil 2020-12-15, 19:32
Replies: 84
Views: 2,306
Posted By mathwiz
OK. Feel free to risk getting covid-19. Here...

OK. Feel free to risk getting covid-19.

Here on planet Earth, I'm perfectly happy to take a vaccine that has been studied and tested in clinical trials with thousands of people.



They will...
Forum: ONeil 2020-12-15, 06:04
Replies: 84
Views: 2,306
Posted By mathwiz
Perhaps you should protest by never posting on...

Perhaps you should protest by never posting on this site again?
Forum: ONeil 2020-12-11, 15:09
Replies: 17
Views: 620
Posted By mathwiz
You realize this is just you saying that you...

You realize this is just you saying that you *want* there to be this perfect symmetry, right? You haven't given any mathematical reason for it to be the case. It could just as well be that 1/3 are 5...
Forum: Software 2020-12-11, 02:16
Replies: 6
Views: 661
Posted By mathwiz
Would it be feasible to break out just the code...

Would it be feasible to break out just the code used by GMP-ECM (gwnum stage1) into a GPL'ed library? Or is it too intertwined with the rest of the code?
Forum: Programming 2020-12-09, 12:20
Replies: 11
Views: 1,645
Posted By mathwiz
Perhaps, but it seems like sticking in the...

Perhaps, but it seems like sticking in the extern's is the more syntactically correct approach, and should work with all gcc versions without the need to fiddle with compiler flags...
Forum: Programming 2020-12-09, 01:48
Replies: 11
Views: 1,645
Posted By mathwiz
Possibly helpful?...

Possibly helpful? https://gcc.gnu.org/gcc-10/porting_to.html

"A common mistake in C is omitting extern when declaring a global variable in a header file. If the header is included by several files...
Forum: YAFU 2020-12-08, 21:36
Replies: 82
Views: 44,382
Posted By mathwiz
Indeed, using gcc-8 instead of my default...

Indeed, using gcc-8 instead of my default (gcc-10) appears to work fine.
Forum: YAFU 2020-12-08, 16:41
Replies: 82
Views: 44,382
Posted By mathwiz
If I do a "git pull" on the latest code, and then...

If I do a "git pull" on the latest code, and then "make COMPILER=gcc SKYLAKEX=1", I'm getting a bunch of linker errors:

gcc -g -O3 -mavx -march=skylake-avx512 -DSKYLAKEX -Wall -I....
Forum: GMP-ECM 2020-12-04, 00:22
Replies: 5
Views: 831
Posted By mathwiz
Is the net result that GMP-ECM is less likely to...

Is the net result that GMP-ECM is less likely to find factors when linked with gwnum, and if so by how much? (what's the range of sigma values used?)
Forum: ONeil 2020-12-03, 22:57
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By mathwiz
Prime early, prime often. In all...

Prime early, prime often.

In all seriousness, I have no idea what you're trying to accomplish with this.
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-11-26, 15:06
Replies: 19
Views: 1,235
Posted By mathwiz
Welcome to the forum! If you're interested...

Welcome to the forum!

If you're interested in finding large primes, the easiest way to start is to join the hunt for Mersenne primes by downloading the software at www.mersenne.org. You can help...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-24, 01:10
Replies: 684
Views: 52,283
Posted By mathwiz
My take is that there's too much tech debt to...

My take is that there's too much tech debt to even attempt a refactoring, and it's better to throw everything out and start from scratch with a ground-up rewrite.
Forum: ONeil 2020-11-16, 02:03
Replies: 48
Views: 2,319
Posted By mathwiz
People on this forum generally aren't interested...

People on this forum generally aren't interested in posts of the form "this code is great, everyone now go test it".

It's not an unreasonable expectation for you to test your OWN code on a large...
Forum: ONeil 2020-11-16, 01:43
Replies: 48
Views: 2,319
Posted By mathwiz
Because you make fantastic claims about your...

Because you make fantastic claims about your code?

Because you post obvious snake-oil programs like the "twin prime finder", which is a glorified and hard to read way to add 2 to a number.
...
Forum: ONeil 2020-11-15, 22:49
Replies: 48
Views: 2,319
Posted By mathwiz
Is the OP trying to reinvent a hard-to-read,...

Is the OP trying to reinvent a hard-to-read, inefficient version of Fermat's little theorem (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fermat's_little_theorem)?
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-11-14, 18:43
Replies: 10
Views: 614
Posted By mathwiz
I'm not a mod, but I'm pretty sure he wasn't...

I'm not a mod, but I'm pretty sure he wasn't banned simply due to a failure to factor one integer. He was banned because he posts endless, nonstop, unceasing streams of garbage equations that do...
Forum: ONeil 2020-11-14, 15:00
Replies: 18
Views: 1,234
Posted By mathwiz
Has nobody commented on the program's kick ass...

Has nobody commented on the program's kick ass speed?? It can add two, then multiply by two, then divide by two in record time!
Forum: FermatSearch 2020-11-12, 14:57
Replies: 65
Views: 6,315
Posted By mathwiz
We can at least write F33 as 2^8589934592+1, yes?...

We can at least write F33 as 2^8589934592+1, yes? That may at least help to illustrate just how much larger it is than the largest-known prime, 2^82589933-1.
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