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Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-04-12, 21:10
Replies: 79
Views: 3,213
Posted By mathwiz
That's fortunate, since you're not going to guess...

That's fortunate, since you're not going to guess the correct exponent!
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-04-08, 02:47
Replies: 79
Views: 3,213
Posted By mathwiz
Do you literally understand even the first thing...

Do you literally understand even the first thing about how GIMPS works? Or how computers work?
Forum: Information & Answers 2021-03-30, 01:22
Replies: 19
Views: 552
Posted By mathwiz
It's designed for enterprise grade workloads. No...

It's designed for enterprise grade workloads. No monkeying around.
Forum: Information & Answers 2021-03-29, 23:52
Replies: 19
Views: 552
Posted By mathwiz
So what counts as a startup? I have a great idea...

So what counts as a startup? I have a great idea for a synergistic cloud based banana peeler that utilizes the blockchain....
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-03-21, 01:59
Replies: 67
Views: 25,263
Posted By mathwiz
If you tell us the next Mersenne prime, we'll...

If you tell us the next Mersenne prime, we'll believe it!
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-01-30, 16:36
Replies: 130
Views: 14,149
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: 7,948
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: 1,486
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: 2,446
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: 189
Views: 32,388
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: 189
Views: 9,288
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: 78
Views: 11,010
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: 86
Views: 3,186
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: 86
Views: 3,186
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: 805
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: 823
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: 2,326
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: 2,326
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: 49,104
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: 49,104
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: 1,157
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: 461
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: 1,353
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: 685
Views: 62,438
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: 2,753
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...
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