New code for primality testing

paul zimmermann Paul.Zimmermann at
Wed Nov 21 08:40:22 UTC 2018

> And it could be specified that this function
>   int mpz_millerrabin (mpz_t n, int reps)
> internally takes care of randstate boilerplate, like in current code.
> Which adds to its added value and simplicity of use.
> Repeated calls may not bring additional confidence,
> but it's not important because the number of "calls" can already be set with the reps parameter.

in some contexts, we want to get a full primality test for moderate size
numbers. For that purpose, it would be more useful to provide a list of
(user chosen) bases to mpz_millerrabin, or at least that the bases chosen
by a given 'reps' argument are documented.



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