Importing with ctypes in Python: fighting overflows

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Tue Mar 7 07:45:12 EST 2017


Importing with ctypes in Python: fighting overflows: https://www.cossacklabs.com/blog/fighting-ctypes-overflows.html

Best cases of boring technical debt are understood when reflected properly. This post addresses a simple one: inelegant flags in core C library ended up breaking Python tests. This is no small case to us: tests breaking sometimes might end up in things seeming to work, but not really working. Not something you can afford yourself when you're doing cryptography, do you?


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