Commit 96779fe8 authored by ZIMMERMANN Paul's avatar ZIMMERMANN Paul
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make "hot" more precise

parent 38fb6b63
......@@ -91,7 +91,8 @@ to get a reliable estimate.
In production there is no need to activate the on-the-fly duplicate
removal which is supposed to be cheap but maybe not negligible and it is
important to emulate the fact that the cached factor base (the /tmp/fbc
file) is precomputed and hot, because this is the situation in
file) is precomputed and hot (i.e., cached in memory by the OS and/or the hard-drive),
because this is the situation in
production; for this, it suffices to start a first run and interrupt it
as soon as the cache is written. Of course, we use the batch smoothness
detection on side 1 and we have to precompute the product of all primes
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......@@ -191,7 +191,8 @@ no need to pass the hint file, since we are going to run the siever on
different parts of the q-range, and on each of them the parameters are
constant. Finally, during a benchmark, it is important to emulate the
fact that the cached factor base (the `/tmp/fbc` file) is precomputed and
hot, because this is the situation in production; for this, it suffices
hot (i.e., cached in memory by the OS and/or the hard-drive),
because this is the situation in production; for this, it suffices
to start a first run and interrupt it as soon as the cache is written (or
pass `-nq 0`).
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......@@ -100,7 +100,8 @@ no need to pass the hint file, since we are going to run the siever on
different parts of the q-range, and on each of them the parameters are
constant. Finally, during a benchmark, it is important to emulate the
fact that the cached factor base (the /tmp/fbc file) is precomputed and
hot, because this is the situation in production; for this, it suffices
hot (i.e., cached in memory by the OS and/or the hard-drive),
because this is the situation in production; for this, it suffices
to start a first run and interrupt it as soon as the cache is written.
#### Cost of 2-sided sieving in the q-range [1e9,4e9]
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