Opened 4 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

#22089 closed defect

Patch python to accept openSSL >= 1.1 — at Version 1

Reported by: charpent Owned by:
Priority: critical Milestone: sage-duplicate/invalid/wontfix
Component: packages: standard Keywords: SSL pip packages
Cc: slelievre, jdemeyer Merged in:
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Description (last modified by charpent)

Rationale : see this thread.

In short, OpenSSL development interface have changed incompatibly with versions<1.1. A lot of applications have been affected. That includes "our" python (see this python ticket) and "our" git (see #22058), which are now unable to use SSL transport when compiled against OpenSSL>=1.1. This notably impedes the use of pip.

This library has now entered :

  • mainstream Linux distributions (e. g. Debian testing, which means Ubuntu in 4 months...),
  • but not (yet) cygwin
  • (I dunno about Mac OS X, which has other problems).

However, one notes that cygwin has now Python 2.7.12, which is patched for openssl>=1.1.

These distributions can no longer compile Sagemath with a functional pip. Therefore, unless we are willing to restrict Sagemath use to "stable" (read "antique") distributions, we have to either patch our current Python or upgrade it.

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