[Python-Dev] About SSL tests

Jean-Paul Calderone exarkun at divmod.com
Thu Mar 29 02:40:57 CEST 2007

On Thu, 29 Mar 2007 00:22:23 +0000 (UTC), Facundo Batista <facundo at taniquetil.com.ar> wrote:
>Jean-Paul Calderone wrote:
>> Take a look at "openssl s_server".  This is still a pretty terrible way
>> to test the SSL functionality, but it's loads better than connecting to
>> a site on the public internet.
>How would you deal with the deployment and maintenance of this server in
>all buildbot's machines?
>Or we just can ask to see if we have the server available, and then run
>the tests if yes?

If the openssl binary is available, when the test starts, launch it in
a child process, talk to it for the test, then kill it when the test is


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