Alan McConnell on Fri, 21 Oct 2011 01:32:55 +0200

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Re: issquare() for t_INTMOD's

On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 01:11:08AM +0200, Bill Allombert wrote:
> > This is still much better than issquare().
> > Why?
> because issquare is actually doing factor(p), which for some reason is much
> slower than isprime(p).
  	 Bill, and other pari-developers: can some serious work be
	 done on this issue?   A lot of us mathematicians(and IT
	 crackers) really need for factor(p) to be as fast as
	 isprime(p).   Surely some polishing of the algorithms could
	 make this possible???   Please Really Hasten!

Yours in hope and anticipation,

Alan, Really Hopeful

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