[Python-checkins] cpython (3.3): Issue #15172: Document NASM 2.10+ as requirement for building OpenSSL 1.0.1 on
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Fri Jun 14 15:48:33 CEST 2013
user: Christian Heimes <christian at cheimes.de>
date: Fri Jun 14 15:40:28 2013 +0200
Issue #15172: Document NASM 2.10+ as requirement for building OpenSSL 1.0.1 on Windows
Misc/NEWS | 5 +++++
PCbuild/readme.txt | 7 +++++--
2 files changed, 10 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
diff --git a/Misc/NEWS b/Misc/NEWS
@@ -126,6 +126,11 @@
- Issue #15239: Make mkstringprep.py work again on Python 3.
+- Issue #15172: Document NASM 2.10+ as requirement for building OpenSSL 1.0.1
+ on Windows.
What's New in Python 3.3.2?
diff --git a/PCbuild/readme.txt b/PCbuild/readme.txt
@@ -152,9 +152,12 @@
You can (theoretically) use any version of OpenSSL you like - the
build process will automatically select the latest version.
- You must install the NASM assembler from
+ You must install the NASM assembler 2.10 or newer from
- for x86 builds. Put nasmw.exe anywhere in your PATH.
+ for x86 builds. Put nasmw.exe anywhere in your PATH. More recent
+ versions of OpenSSL may need a later version of NASM. If OpenSSL's self
+ tests don't pass, you should first try to update NASM and do a full
+ rebuild of OpenSSL.
Note: recent releases of nasm only have nasm.exe. Just rename it to
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