Re: [isabelle] The development of a large proof script.

Dear lyj238,

maybe you could give as some more details?

For example: What do you mean by "proof script"? Is what you are talking about a standard Isabelle/Isar development, i.e., a bunch of *.thy files with "lemma" statements inside and corresponding "proof/qed" blocks?

And how did you create your "proof script" if not with Isabelle/jEdit or Isabelle/ProofGeneral?

The largest Isabelle development I've personally worked on is roughly in the 5 MB area. This can be handled by session management that is standard nowadays (see the Isabelle system manual).

In general, have a look at the System manual (that comes with the Isabelle distribution) and especially at session management and the "build" tool.

As for your question about parallelization. Isabelle's "build" uses implicit parallelization possible due to interdependencies of theories (and maybe lemmas?). So yes, parallelization is supported *and* you get it essentially for free.



On 02/04/2015 02:18 PM, lyj238 at wrote:

Dear experts:
    Now I want to ask some details on the development of a large proof script.

    A   proof script on a real protocol case study has 20 MB. It is really
beyond the ability of Isabelle's JEDIT interface.

    I have used the tty model to run a smaller script with 2MBs in batch in previous Isabelle 2012. But
it is very inconvenient, and the tty model is not supported
    by Isabelle 2014.

(1)  How to run the larger proof in Isabelle 2014?

(2)Essentially, my proof script contain a main lemma and thousands of basic
lemmas which is used in the proof of the main lemma.  The proof of thousands
of  basic lemmas can be proved in parallel. Parallel proof (or distributing
proofs) are supported by Isabelle 2014?

Best regards!

lyj238 at

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