[Catalog-sig] Access to Windows' cert store

Christian Heimes christian at python.org
Thu Mar 21 17:11:45 CET 2013

Am 21.03.2013 16:29, schrieb PJ Eby:
> Very nice!  I definitely would like to use this for setuptools, but I
> actually want it for versions 2.3-2.5, which can't use requests or
> urllib3 or anything like that.  So I hacked on the code a bit and got
> it to work (or at least got the __main__ stub to spit out a bunch of
> data) with Python 2.3 and ctypes 1.0.2 (the last standalone release
> for which Windows binaries are available).  Would you like a patch?
> (Note: absolute_import, decorators, and the actual use of "with:" and
> generator expressions had to go, but this doesn't change any API or
> semantics as far as I can tell, just a bit of appearance here and
> there, and the code still runs with 2.4, 2.5, 2.7, 3.1, and 3.2 that I
> tried.)

Sure, send me your patch and I'll add it later. Feel free to include a
copy of the code in setuptools if you like. I don't mind as long as it
keeps our users happy. ;)


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