[Python-Dev] Other SSL issues in the tracker have been marked

Damien Miller djm at mindrot.org
Tue Aug 28 14:55:07 CEST 2007

On Sun, 26 Aug 2007, Bill Janssen wrote:

> This must be the call to os.system in test_ssl.py:create_cert_files().
> It's very UNIX-y.  Can any bi-platform folks suggest a good
> alternative to
>     os.system(
>         "openssl req -batch -new -x509 -days 10 -nodes -config %s "
>         "-keyout \"%s\" -out \"%s\" > /dev/null < /dev/null 2>&1" %
>         (conffile, crtfile, crtfile))
> that would be more Windows-friendly?

Bundle a cert and key as part of the test? Is there a requirement to
use a freshly-minted certificate each time?


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