ANN: eGenix pyOpenSSL Distribution 0.8.1-0.9.8j-1
eGenix Team: M.-A. Lemburg
info at egenix.com
Mon Mar 16 23:40:26 CET 2009
eGenix.com pyOpenSSL Distribution
An easy to install and use repackaged distribution
of the pyOpenSSL Python interface for OpenSSL -
available on Windows and Unix platforms
This announcement is also available on our web-site for online reading:
The eGenix.com pyOpenSSL Distribution includes everything you need to
get started with SSL in Python. It comes with an easy to use installer
that includes the most recent OpenSSL library versions in pre-compiled
pyOpenSSL is an open-source Python add-on (http://pyopenssl.sf.net/)
that allows writing SSL aware networking applications as well as
certificate management tools.
OpenSSL is an open-source implementation of the SSL protocol
For more information, please see the product page:
This new release of the eGenix.com pyOpenSSL Distribution fixes a
serious problem in pyOpenSSL 0.8 related to threaded applications.
The problem causes invalid thread states in the Python interpreter which
then result in random core dumps and seg faults. The patch was provided
by Maxim Sobolev on SourceForge:
Note that this patch has not yet been integrated into upstream
We have also fixed several compiler warnings found in the code. The
version of pyOpenSSL you find in the source release has those patches
Binaries are available for Linux x86 and x64 as well as Windows x86
and include pyOpenSSL as well as the OpenSSL libraries.
For Plone users and friends of buildout scripts, we have added
pre-built binaries for Windows. They install just like the Linux
versions and allow easy integration of the archives into buildout
The download archives and instructions for installing the package can
be found at:
Before installing this version of pyOpenSSL, please make sure that
you uninstall any previously installed pyOpenSSL version. Otherwise,
you could end up not using the included OpenSSL libs.
Commercial support for these packages is available from eGenix.com.
for details about our support offerings.
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