|Bill Allombert on Sun, 26 Apr 2009 13:53:20 +0200|
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|Re: Accessing the ellsea function from Pari 2.4.3 (svn-r11688)|
On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 07:44:00AM -0700, Hamish Ivey-Law wrote: > > Hello Pari-users, > > I would like to be able to access the function > > GEN ellsea(GEN E, GEN p, long EARLY_ABORT) > > defined in src/modules/ellsea.c from the GP command-line. I know this is > indirectly accessible via the ellap command, but I would like to be able > to use the early abort feature which is not accessible via ellap. I > thought all I had to do was > > ? install("ellsea", "GGL") > > but, although this makes ellsea show up in the list of available commands, > when I try to use it I get a bus error: > > ? ellsea(E, p, 1) > *** bug in PARI/GP (Bus Error), please report > *** Break loop: type <Return> three times, or Control-d, to go back to > GP) > > (here p is a random 128-bit prime and E is a random curve over FF_p). > > Does anyone have any idea why this isn't working? Is the "GGL" prototype > for the ellsea function incorrect, or is this actually a problem in Pari? > In case it matters, I do have the SEAdata package installed. Hello, thanks for your report, I have never tested ellsea(,,1) and it is unfortuantely suffering from various bugs. I will try to fix them in the SVN version. Cheers, Bill.