[Cado-nfs-discuss] Second CADO-NFS 2.1 release candidate

Alexander Kruppa alexander.kruppa at inria.fr
Fri Jul 11 11:19:41 CEST 2014


Dear users,

a second release candidate for version 2.1 of CADO-NFS is now available at

https://gforge.inria.fr/frs/?group_id=2065

Changes with respect to the first release candidate:
* Many race conditions and some memory leaks fixed
* Some fixes to documentation
* Missing parameter file added to distribution


>From the NEWS file:

Main changes between cado-nfs-2.0 and cado-nfs-2.1:
* Polynomial selection now runs in two separate phases, size optimization
  and root optimization, with improved parameters
* Unit tests added, please run "make check" after building
* Various small speed-ups
* Various bug-fixes
* The wuclient2.py script no longer requires an external download tool
  (wget or curl) to download securely via SSL under Python 2
* better support of DL in GF(p); still not fully automatic, nor
  independent of third-party software. See README.dlp.


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Best regards and happy factoring,
the CADO team


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