[Python-Dev] license issues with profiler.py and md5.h/md5c.c

Donovan Baarda abo at minkirri.apana.org.au
Fri Feb 11 07:52:20 CET 2005

On Fri, 2005-02-11 at 17:15 +1100, Donovan Baarda wrote:
> I think it would be cleaner and simpler to modify the existing
> md5module.c to use the openssl md5 layer API (this is just a
> search/replace to change the function names). The bigger problem is
> deciding what/how/whether to include the openssl md5 implementation
> sources so that win32 can use them.

Thinking about it, probably the best way is to include the libmd md5c.c
modified to use the openssl API, and then use configure to check for and
use openssl if it is available. That way win32 could use the provided
md5c.c, and other platforms could use the faster openssl.

Donovan Baarda <abo at minkirri.apana.org.au>

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