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Old 2007-04-19, 22:35   #1
Apr 2007

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Default using libecm from python

I am writing a wrapper for ecm using python and pyrex. I have successfully wrapped the ecm_factor method defined in ecm.h but am a bit confused about the factors it sometimes finds.

If I call ecm_factor(f, n, B1, NULL), the factor it finds is sometimes equal to n. I thought it was supposed to return you a nontrivial factor.

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