Pycrypto - active ??

Alex Martelli aleaxit at
Mon Mar 20 10:30:55 EST 2006

Frank Millman <frank at> wrote:
> The docs say that if you have any of m2crypto, cryptlib, pycrypto, or
> GMPY installed, it will be used for fast cryptographic operations. I
> However, I have not found an MSW binary for Python 2.4 for any of the
> above packages. TLSLite works ok by itself, but it is noticeably slower
> when transferring large amounts of data.

There are several Windows binaries of GMPY for 2.4 on,
optimized for different intel and AMD processors.  Since is
gmpy's home, I don't understand what you mean by "have not found".


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