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Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search (GIMPS)

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This package was approved by moderator AdmiringWorm on 6/18/2017.

This program is used to find Mersenne Prime numbers. See http://www.utm.edu/research/primes/mersenne.shtml for a good description of Mersenne primes. Mersenne numbers can be proved composite (not prime) by either finding a factor or by running a Lucas-Lehmer primality test.

To install Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search (GIMPS), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install prime95

To upgrade Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search (GIMPS), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade prime95

Files

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  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $tools = Split-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
    $content = Join-Path (Split-Path $tools) 'content'
    $target = Join-Path $content 'prime95.exe'
    
    $shortcutdir = @{$true='CommonPrograms';$false='Programs'}[($PSVersionTable.PSVersion -gt '2.0.0.0')]
    $shortcut = Join-Path ([System.Environment]::GetFolderPath($shortcutdir)) 'prime95.lnk'
    
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage `
        -PackageName 'prime95' `
        -Url 'http://www.mersenne.org/ftp_root/gimps/p95v2810.win32.zip' `
        -Url64 'http://www.mersenne.org/ftp_root/gimps/p95v2810.win64.zip' `
        -Checksum 'CFC3E7C172AE321C8F99D6DE41CB019DFF9BF3A94FADF6B8F888FE3922FDDBE8' `
        -Checksum64 '25D7C9C8BA632410B964AF14106FCD017F8B10D48C37F81671C2D6FC951D8A57' `
        -ChecksumType 'SHA256' `
        -ChecksumType64 'SHA256' `
        -UnzipLocation $content
    
    Install-ChocolateyShortcut `
        -ShortcutFilePath $shortcut `
        -WorkingDirectory $content `
        -TargetPath $target
    
    New-Item -Type 'File' -Path "$target.ignore" -Force | Out-Null
    
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $shortcutdir = @{$true='CommonPrograms';$false='Programs'}[($PSVersionTable.PSVersion -gt '2.0.0.0')]
    $shortcut = Join-Path ([System.Environment]::GetFolderPath($shortcutdir)) 'prime95.lnk'
    
    Remove-Item -Path $shortcut -Force | Out-Null
    

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Dependencies

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Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • George Woltman

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Release Notes

http://www.mersenne.org/download/whatsnew.txt

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search 28.9.0.20160823 593 Tuesday, August 23, 2016 approved
Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search 28.9 72 Thursday, May 12, 2016 approved
Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search 28.5 347 Tuesday, June 23, 2015 approved
Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search 27.7.0.1 645 Sunday, January 26, 2014  
Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search 27.7 271 Friday, November 30, 2012  
Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search 26.6.3 196 Wednesday, October 26, 2011  

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