Problem with HTTPS request

Christian Reyes creyes at
Fri Sep 13 12:44:22 EDT 2002

I'm on Win 98.
i don't have a development env in which to build the python socket module.
was hopoing someone could point me to somewhere i could find a premade one.

Thanks though,
if you could point me to a site or two, that'd be great'

Jeremy Hylton <jeremy at> wrote in message
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> "Christian Reyes" <creyes at> wrote in message
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> > I got the following response when trying to make an HTTPS request.
> >
> > <h1>SSL required to access this page</H1>
> >
> > Then I read in the documentation the following
> >
> > Note: HTTPS support is only available if the socket module was compiled
> > SSL support.
> >
> > Does anyone know where i can get my hands on a socket module that was
> > compiles with SSL support?
> What platform are you running?  Many people compile such a socket
> module themselves.  If that isn't an option, you'll have to look at
> binary packages for your platform.
> Jeremy

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