[Python-Dev] SSL support in _socket

Martin v. Loewis martin@v.loewis.de
14 Feb 2002 02:02:35 +0100

Anthony Baxter <anthony@ekit-inc.com> writes:

> The whole subject of socket and SSL support came up at a lunchtime
> chat on developers day (and my jetlagged brain has totally failed to
> supply me the names of who I was talking to at the time...). Wouldn't
> it be better to rip the SSL support out entirely, and provide a way
> to hook the transport layer stuff on top of the standard socket 
> object? 

With OpenSSL? How do you make OpenSSL's internals use the Python
socket object?