[Distutils] Migrating Hashes from MD5 to SHA256

Alex Gaynor alex.gaynor at gmail.com
Fri Jul 26 20:42:11 CEST 2013

PJ Eby <pje <at> telecommunity.com> writes:

> There's also another issue with jumping to SHA256: Python prior to 2.5
> didn't support it.

I'm not sure this is a particularly relevant concern. Python's prior to 2.5 are
no longer supported by the people who wrote them, or almost any major packages
(SQLAlchemy, Django, pip, virtualenv, the list goes on and on). I'm not sure
why we should expend any effort to support them either.


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