Quote:
Originally Posted by James Heinrich
it appears the server is hanging up on splitting a composite factor of that size (and I'm not entirely sure why, since it's an easy factor to split, being the composite of the 6 known small factors for that exponent).

Sorry it's taken so long but (after much effort) we have finally figured out what was causing the hangup in splitting large factors, so submitting large composite factors should no longer be any problem. Using your example, you would now get something like this:
Code:
Found 1 lines to process.
Splitting composite factor 209330976360004991784025594343086488165867134495557474039114517517233285534935270447 into:
* 49063162886176471
* 33273147343
* 236614851647663
* 69941149552602344167
* 7760734097
* 998404440127
processing: P1 factor 49063162886176471 for M5000473 (B1=600,000, B2=12,000,000, E=12)
Error code: 40, error text: Factoring result for M5000473 was not needed
processing: P1 factor 33273147343 for M5000473 (B1=600,000, B2=12,000,000, E=12)
Error code: 40, error text: Factoring result for M5000473 was not needed
processing: P1 factor 236614851647663 for M5000473 (B1=600,000, B2=12,000,000, E=12)
Error code: 40, error text: Factoring result for M5000473 was not needed
processing: P1 factor 69941149552602344167 for M5000473 (B1=600,000, B2=12,000,000, E=12)
Error code: 40, error text: Factoring result for M5000473 was not needed
processing: P1 factor 7760734097 for M5000473 (B1=600,000, B2=12,000,000, E=12)
Error code: 40, error text: Factoring result for M5000473 was not needed
processing: P1 factor 998404440127 for M5000473 (B1=600,000, B2=12,000,000, E=12)
Error code: 40, error text: Factoring result for M5000473 was not needed