[Python-Dev] windows 2.5 build: use OpenSSL for hashlib [bug 1535502]

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Aug 8 01:46:13 CEST 2006

Gregory P. Smith schrieb:
> hashlib's OpenSSL implementation on windows comes in the form of a
> 300k _hashlib.pyd library.

What do you mean by "comes"? I can't find any _hashlib.vcproj file
inside the PCbuild directory.

>> I believe that the performance of the OpenSSL routines depends on
>> the way OpenSSL was built, e.g. whether the assembler implementations
>> are used or not. Somebody would have to check, but I doubt they are.
> That'd be unfortunate as that negatively impacts the socket _ssl
> module as well.  OpenSSL should always be built with the assembler
> implementations.

But Visual Studio doesn't ship with an assembler! So how could I
build it?


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