eGenix pyOpenSSL Distribution 0.7.0-0.9.8i-1 GA

eGenix pyOpenSSL Distribution 0.7.0-0.9.8i-1 GA

eGenix is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the eGenix pyOpenSSL Distribution 0.7.0-0.9.8i-1 for Python, now with support for Python 2.6.


The 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 that allows writing SSL-aware networking applications as as certificate managment tools. It uses the OpenSSL library as performant and robust SSL engine.

OpenSSL is an open-source implementation of the SSL protocol.


This second release of the pyOpenSSL Distribution upgrades the included OpenSSL library version to the latest 0.9.8i, which includes several bug fixes over the previously included 0.9.8h version.

The release also includes Python 2.6 support for the first time.

Binaries are available for Linux x86 and x64 as well as Windows x86 and include pyOpenSSL 0.7.0 as well as the OpenSSL 0.9.8i libraries.


Please visit the eGenix pyOpenSSL Distribution page for downloads, instructions on installation and documentation of the package.


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.

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Marc-Andre Lemburg,

Published: 2008-09-25