Bill Allombert on Sat, 07 Aug 2010 18:59:51 +0200

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Re: nfinit() is eager for memory

On Sat, Aug 07, 2010 at 10:19:32AM -0400, Max Alekseyev wrote:
> nfinit(polcyclo(49321,y)) wants more than 12GB stack.

Does it actually complete ? 

> Is that expected? Does nfinit() indeed needs that much memory?

Independently of the algorithm used, nfinit output (amon other things) the
multiplication table which is a NxNxN tensor where N is the degree of the polynomial.
Here N = 45360, so it has 93*10^12 entries. This will not fit in memory.