[isabelle-dev] Sum of Squares server down?
lp15 at cam.ac.uk
Mon Sep 22 17:55:58 CEST 2014
It is also my experience that the server is extremely slow.
On 22 Sep 2014, at 15:52, Makarius <makarius at sketis.net> wrote:
> On Thu, 11 Sep 2014, Lawrence Paulson wrote:
>> I have installed a copy of the software locally. Would be worth making this a component?
> This canonical question has come up each time, after someone spent significant time with the NEOS/CSDP server. I have started to experiment myself with the binary downloads from https://projects.coin-or.org/Csdp
> So far it works fine, but I need to do more multi-platform tests.
> Despite the warnings on the download site about unoptimized executables, they are *much* faster than the server. So what is the purpose of the server anyway? It did not only waste our time in the maintenance, but also time of potential users.
> So the NEOS/CSDP server setup looks like a canonical candidate for deletion. That would also allow to remove Python from the Windows/Cygwin app bundle and save many MBs of disk space.
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