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Author meador.inge
Recipients jcea, meador.inge, naif, pitrou, python-dev
Date 2011-12-21.05:18:25
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ECC is *not* available in the OpenSSL package provided on RedHat systems.  RedHat intentionally strips it due to patent concerns (  Therefore committing this work made it much more difficult to build the ssl module on RedHat systems.

I couldn't find a clear statement of this in any RedHat documentation, but I did find a few references to the stripping in these places:


Perhaps we should make these algorithms build conditional?  Are these patent issues of concern to us?
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