M2Crypto 0.11

Author: Ng Pheng Siong
Id:README,v 1.4 2003/06/22 16:28:47 ngps Exp
Date: 2003-06-22

M2Crypto = Python + OpenSSL + SWIG

M2 stands for "me, too!" 1

M2Crypto comes with the following:

M2Crypto is released under a very liberal BSD-style licence. See LICENCE for details.

This release requires Python 2.1, 2.2, OpenSSL 0.9.6 or later, and SWIG 1.3.17. Earlier versions of Python may or may not work. You are recommended to use the current version of OpenSSL. Earlier versions of SWIG may not work.

To install, see the file INSTALL.

Note these caveats:

Have fun! Your feedback is welcome.

[1]Similar software are Marc-Andre Lemburg's mxCrypto, and two earlier Python interfaces to the SSL portion of SSLeay/OpenSSL. Since M2Crypto, yet more OpenSSL wrappers and non-OpenSSL crypto toolkits for Python have appeared.
[2]Continuous seeding.
[3]Cryptographically strong.
[4]In recent years, there have been reported vulnerabilities in some versions of OpenSSL and attacks against the SSL protocol itself.