[isabelle-dev] Sum of Squares server down?
nipkow at in.tum.de
Mon Sep 22 18:26:45 CEST 2014
On 22/09/2014 17:55, Lawrence Paulson wrote:
> It is also my experience that the server is extremely slow.
It's a fact. Making it a component is clearly the right thing to do.
> 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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