Title: SSLContext.check_hostname description is inaccurate wrt match_hostname
Type: enhancement Stage: patch review
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Assigned To: docs@python Nosy List: docs@python, scop
Priority: normal Keywords: patch

Created on 2020-02-12 12:37 by scop, last changed 2020-02-12 12:39 by scop.

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PR 18484 open scop, 2020-02-12 12:39
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msg361892 - (view) Author: Ville Skyttä (scop) * Date: 2020-02-12 12:37
Doc says "Whether to match the peer cert’s hostname with match_hostname() in SSLSocket.do_handshake()." but match_hostname() is no longer used to do that in the first place, OpenSSL is used for that. check_hostname affects the OpenSSL usage, too.
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2020-02-12 12:39:13scopsetkeywords: + patch
stage: patch review
pull_requests: + pull_request17857
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