pyecm - integer factorization with the Elliptic Curve Method (ECM)

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name pyecm
Package version 2.0.2
Package release 2
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 81 B
Download size 15.57 KB
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pyecm is a Python program to factor numbers using the Elliptic Curve Method
(ECM).  It is relatively fast in that it can quickly factors numbers up to 50
Because it is written in Python, pyecm is very portable. It is also fairly
easy to use. Use of python-gmpy and/or python-psyco will speed it up


Package Version Architecture Repository
pyecm_2.0.2-2_all.deb 2.0.2 all Debian Main
pyecm - - -


Name Value
python-gmpy2 -
python:any -


Type URL
Binary Package pyecm_2.0.2-2_all.deb
Source Package pyecm

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install pyecm deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install pyecm




2013-09-12 - Martin Kelly <>
pyecm (2.0.2-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Now referencing python-gmpy2 instead of python-gmpy due to package rename
* Changed Recommends to Depends for python-gmpy2, as pyecm is extremely slow
without gmpy support
2013-09-04 - Martin Kelly <>
pyecm (2.0.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Updated Standards-Version to (no changes needed)
2012-03-13 - Martin Kelly <>
pyecm (2.0.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Bumped Standards-Version to (no changes needed)
* Updated the watch file to use the Sourceforge redirector
* Updated the copyright information
* Updated debhelper compatibility level to 9
* Changed the license symlink to be more specific
* Cleaned up the rules file
2011-06-26 - Martin Kelly <>
pyecm (2.0-6) unstable; urgency=low
* Removed python-psyco Recommends (getting orphaned, no longer in testing)
2010-12-25 - Martin Kelly <>
pyecm (2.0-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Added source/format as "3.0 (quilt)"
* Changed debhelper compatibility to 8
2010-08-07 - Martin Kelly <>
pyecm (2.0-4) experimental; urgency=low
* Bumped Standards-Version to (no changes needed)
* Moved from pycentral to dh_python2
* Uncapitalized the description line in control
2010-07-05 - Martin Kelly <>
pyecm (2.0-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Bumped Standards-Version to (no changes needed)
* Changed the python-psyco Recommends to python-psyco | not+i386
(Closes: #583060)
2010-02-08 - Martin Kelly <>
pyecm (2.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Bump Standards-Version to (no changes needed)
* Added "${misc:Depends} to Depends to remove Lintian warning
* Replaced "python-dev" with "python" in Build-Depends-Indep to remove
lintian warning
* Updated dates in copyright file
* Changed copyright file to list copyright as "Copyright" instead of "(C)"
to fix lintian warning
2008-07-07 - Martin Kelly <>
pyecm (2.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Fixed description in control file (Closes: #465446)
* Updated the manpage
* Updated Policy to 3.8.0
* Gave Homepage: its own header in control as specified by policy
* Moved the binary-arch target to binary-indep because this package is
* Updated the copyright to include 2008
2007-06-01 - Martin Kelly <>
pyecm (1.2.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Slightly modified the package description text in control

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