[Python-Dev] Is the PIP requirement too strict?

Ned Deily nad at acm.org
Tue Feb 11 23:22:42 CET 2014

In article 
<CAP7+vJ+3sxE6LNt8QeHdni3-E4RwNTpqLVqNsGKLppCMWGA=yw at mail.gmail.com>,
 Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> I don't happen to have OpenSSL configured on my OSX dev box right now. This
> usually leads to some warnings during the build stage and obviously various
> ssl-based tests don't work, but I can still get other stuff done.

As a side note, you shouldn't have to configure OpenSSL to build any of 
the current branches of Python on OS X systems.  It should build 
gracefully with the Apple-supplied headers and libssl/libcrypto, modulo 
possible deprecation warnings in the recent releases of OS X.

 Ned Deily,
 nad at acm.org

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