Re: [PrimeNumbers] Re: Something I wish I could do...
- --- Ignacio_Larrosa_Ca�estro <ilarrosa@...> wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----I just threw something together in an ad hoc fashion yesterday. It's truly
> From: "Phil Carmody" <thefatphil@...>
> To: "primenumbers" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Saturday, August 31, 2002 1:52 AM
> Subject: Re: [PrimeNumbers] Re: Something I wish I could do...
> And while I was listening to an amazing Anthrax cover-band this evening,
> came up with a small idea for an optimisation, so I'll code that and
> then go
> to bed. I've got to 30G, and I've not needed a prime much over 200M yet,
> so I
> don't think my erat is the weak link.
> Great! What software do you use? And, can you post the code?
horrid code, and I'm quite embarassed about it, it's 'write-only code'.
It only gets about 7.5G/h on my 533MHz machine, which is rubbish.
However, I'll be at 100G by the end of the day. Nothing's required a
prime over 384272263 yet, I think.
"The hottest places in Hell are reserved for those who, in
times of moral crisis, preserved their neutrality."
-- John F. Kennedy, 24 June 1963, claiming to quote Dante,
to whom this has been incorrectly attributed ever since.
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