mpz_nextprime deficiencies

Zimmermann Paul Paul.Zimmermann at
Tue Sep 13 19:22:34 CEST 2011


>   this is indeed a function I'd also like to have (with a different name
>   due to upward compatibility, maybe mpz_nextprime_reps).
> I have been considering an interface (to both probab_prime_p and
> nextprime) with a "strength" parameter instead, to allow us to change
> underlying algorithm.
> Such a paremeter would be some sort of likelihood of error, but since we
> probably don't want floating-point parameters, an integer parameter x
> with p = 2^{-x} being the likelihood of error might be better.

good idea!


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