[Python-Dev] Should secrets include a fallback for hmac.compare_digest?

Victor Stinner victor.stinner at gmail.com
Fri Apr 15 05:35:56 EDT 2016

2016-04-15 11:21 GMT+02:00 Steven D'Aprano <steve at pearwood.info>:
> This isn't just a question about the secrets module. PEP 399 suggests
> than any C classes/functions should have a pure Python version as
> fallback, but compare_digest doesn't. I don't know whether it should or
> not.

The hmac module is responsible to providing a fallback, not the secrets module.


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