ICA/Farce

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sun Oct 26 14:32:04 PDT 2008


Greg Schafer wrote:
> DJ Lucas wrote:
> 
>> Hey guys.  Is there any recent documentation on the expectations of 
>> farce or ICA?
> 
> Docs? What docs :-)
> 
>> Doing only 2 passes of chapter6 
>> with both comparison methods checked.  What are the advantages of 3 or 
>> more passes?
> 
> Huh? ICA by definition is 3 passes. 

If there are no docs, then there is no definition by definition.  :)

> No ifs, buts or maybes. Any other
> number is meaningless and exposes a lack of understanding of what is being
> tested.

> I've never looked at jhalfs but I understand it implements my ICA
> algorithms. My own scripts have been getting exceptionally clean
> results lately now that the randomness in GCC builds has apparently gone
> as of GCC 4.3. I'll happily check any results you can post up.

Umm, no.  jhalfs parses the xml of the book and creates a Makefile that builds 
by the LFS book.  Actually, it is quite convenient.

   -- Bruce



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