socket.ssl with key files?

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at
Thu Jan 19 00:30:17 EST 2006

Chris Curvey wrote:
> I see that socket.ssl takes "keyfile" and "certfile" parameters.  So do
> I just take the text file that I've been given and break it into two
> files, then specify those file names when I open the connection? 

This might help, or it might not. If you have a passphrase on the
private key, somehow the passphrase needs to be provided as well,
but I'm unsure how.

This code is mostly untested, so you might have to modify _ssl.c
as well to make it work.


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