https support in Python?

Dustin Boswell boswell at
Tue Feb 13 13:24:30 CET 2001

I noticed that although python 1.6 and up are claimed to support code
the Modules/Setup file (in the source distribution for Python) has the
part commented out since it "breaks" the Python build.  It sure does.

I've tried downloading and installing various openssl, ssleay, and other
but it always complains one way or another during build.  And it seems
there are a lot of hacks, but no official Python releases.
My question is, what is the "standard" way (what packages, etc...) to
get my
python interpreter built so I can do urlopen("https://")?

Any links to good packages (third party ok) would be great help.

I'm running Redhat 6.2

Thanks in advance.

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