[Cado-nfs-discuss] Warnings in log file

Paul Leyland paul.leyland at gmail.com
Sun Aug 10 16:46:20 CEST 2014


On Sun, 2014-08-10 at 15:31 +0100, Paul Leyland wrote:
> I'm getting lines such as these in the log file:
> 
> PID24061 2014-08-10 15:17:25,680 Warning:Polynomial Selection (size optimized): Invalid polyselect file '/home/pcl/nums/cado_fact/work/w5_340.upload/w5_340.polyselect1.nu90yb.300000-350000': Invalid key 'm' in line 'm: 539674964626763977967326357598007943067461897751243105983674608872801964377960841257117954800435165509502108662569827240434509583101643506969673222196'
> 
> Should I be concerned?  Does it mean that polynomial finding is going
> wrong?
> 
> A larger nip from the log file is given below so that more context can
> be seen.
...

Please hold off dealing with this one for the time being.  I think I
found an issue related to a problem I had with an earlier version of
CADO-NFS.  For a reason I don't now remember polyselect2 and las had to
be in my $PATH which does *not* include a directory deep in the build
tree.  I'd forgotten to copy the newly built binaries over to ~/bin and
so the initial run was using an elderly version of polyselect2

I'll mail again if the issue occurs now that I've updated
~/bin/polyselect2


Paul




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