[PYTHON-CRYPTO] Python, Windows, OpenSSL and applink.c (was Execute connect_ssl() twice...)

Daniel Clark dclark at POBOX.COM
Wed Mar 21 15:03:36 CET 2007

On 3/21/07, Latitia Haskins <latitia.haskins at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think it strange to have this conditional to Windows, but then again
> Windows tries to show that it is special wherever it can including making a
> pest of itself... Maybe the question is: which is better - to include
> applink in all apps regardless of platform as a "fix" to the runtime issues
> in Windows or to remove the dependency in Windows and allow applications on
> different platforms to work the same? In other words, if applink is built
> into python (and any other app), the aforementioned problem goes away, but
> in effect applink becomes a sort of IO standard that must be included
> whenever building Windows apps using python. Is this desirable?

Another question is, how is it that NCrypt (another OpenSSL wrapper)
seems to work fine without applink.c?

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