[Pythonmac-SIG] Package Manager idea, adding a URL scheme
bob at redivi.com
Thu Oct 9 23:45:02 EDT 2003
On Oct 9, 2003, at 20:34, John W. Baxter wrote:
> On 10/9/2003 13:24, "Ronald Oussoren" <oussoren at cistron.nl> wrote:
>> On 9 okt 2003, at 21:43, Bob Ippolito wrote:
>>> I think we could get away with including M2Crypto or PyOpenSSL with
>>> (Mac)Python 2.4 since OS X comes with OpenSSL. Actually, since OS X
>>> is probably only salable in countries where OpenSSL is allowed, I
>>> don't see how distributing any cryptography libraries with the OS X
>>> version would be a legal problem.
>> We could also use the commandline openssl interface (/usr/bin/openssl)
>> to avoid including crypto code with Python.
> This message reminded me...are we assuming installation of the "BSD
> subsystem" when the user installed Mac OS X? Sub question: is OpenSSL
> the basic installation or in that optional part that should [almost]
> be omitted?
I think if anyone omits the BSD layer they're just asking for serious
trouble. I don't care about these people, personally. In any case,
I'm relatively sure that CoreFoundation uses OpenSSL so I think that
> Of course, if Python is in the optional area, then we're assuming its
If OpenSSL is in the optional layer then so is Python. I think that's
pretty much a given.
> Further: don't answer (since you can't yet) but does Panther retain
I don't recall seeing a BSD option when I might've installed Panther
because I might have an ADC membership. I might try again though to
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