[Distutils] Announcement: TLSv1.2 will become mandatory in the future

Eric V. Smith eric at trueblade.com
Wed Jan 11 08:12:21 EST 2017

On 1/11/2017 8:09 AM, Ronald Oussoren wrote:
>> On 10 Jan 2017, at 21:47, Ned Deily <nad at python.org> wrote:
>>>>> Annoyingly with OpenSSL on OSX you have to options: either use an up-to-date release or have OpenSSL use the system CA trust store, but not both.  Sigh…
>> It would be nice if someone would do the work to figure out whether it is feasible to use Apple's own Crypto and TLS API's as apparently libcurl does.
> This should be possible, although I don’t know if the relevant Apple API’s are safe to use after forking (which has bitten us in the past for other Apple APIs, such as the _scproxy extension that detects proxies on OSX).
> Sadly enough I don’t really have time to look into this.

While I'm sure this isn't a newbie "easy" issue, maybe open an issue for 
it on the bug tracker and someone will find it and work on it? I'd open 
it myself, but I don't know enough about it to phrase the problem correctly!


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