[issue8998] add crypto routines to stdlib

Antoine Pitrou report at bugs.python.org
Sun Sep 19 15:01:49 CEST 2010

Antoine Pitrou <pitrou at free.fr> added the comment:

> It may be worthwhile investigating adding the EVP interface
> from evpy (with the ctypes bindings converted to real C wrappers)
> to pyOpenSSL and then adding the pyOpenSSL package to the stdlib.

pyOpenSSL being LGPL'ed, I'm not sure this is possible.
On the other hand, gradually adding some of pyOpenSSL's most useful functionalities to the ssl module would be worthwhile, and I know Jean-Paul would be interested in this.
This has already begun in 3.2, but I've been alone in doing it and it would be nice if other people contributed:


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