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Old 2020-04-28, 18:03   #38
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"Chris Halsall"
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Originally Posted by axn View Post
Because of variable SoE sieve depth (and the inherent nondeterminism in GPU sieve), the exact sequence of candidate factors produced can vary and so the server can't validate the residue.
Please forgive another possibly stupid question (I understand mfaktc largely as a black box)... But if the SieveP is constant during a run, does that make anything more usefully deterministic?

Probably wouldn't help determine sanity during runtime, but it would open the option of random DCs (for kit sanity checks, for example, if the user wanted to check and monitor their own kit).
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