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python: curl and SSL support missing [solved] [released]

asked 2014-04-05 19:08:16 +0200

qrosh gravatar image

updated 2014-08-09 13:38:46 +0200

Apparently python and curl were compiled without SSL support. I know its possible to install warehouse python with SSL support, but why is it missing in the first place?

It would make things easier for some devs

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The question has been closed for the following reason "released in a software update" by nthn
close date 2014-08-10 17:28:52.378099

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answered 2014-04-16 12:09:54 +0200

thp gravatar image

updated 2014-04-17 16:37:55 +0200

Python should have SSL enabled now:

https://github.com/nemomobile-packages/python3/commit/bbe3f602812fee5aaa0cfad093b8d12937b91054

Edit: Just checked and yes, curl is indeed built with SSL support already:

SSL support: enabled (OpenSSL)

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To be honest I have no clue I just wanted to mention it as it seemed to bug some developers. I will close it if you say it is fixed.

qrosh ( 2014-04-16 13:00:54 +0200 )edit

I know its not entirely on topic... but since thp is on top of all the python stuff... is there any chance that the python-requests library can be packaged and included in Sailfish? I'll consider creating a package myself on openrepos if this is not likely, but it is so much more useful than urllib or any of the other http oriented python libraries, and I think it would be a definite plus in the python armoury.

roboro ( 2014-04-16 13:54:09 +0200 )edit

roboro: I'll see what I can do about python-requests, but it's a pure Python library (no C extensions, etc..), so you can just as well ship it with your application normally and add it to the import path. I'd like to keep the amount of modules to a minimum (additional maintenance burden to keep it updated), and especially with Python, it's not really hard to ship pure Python libraries with your application. The story is a bit different for C extension modules.

thp ( 2014-04-17 16:41:28 +0200 )edit

thp: thanks... I get you. Probably better just to ship with it bundled.

roboro ( 2014-04-17 17:45:46 +0200 )edit
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answered 2014-04-06 12:13:33 +0200

Khertan gravatar image

updated 2014-04-06 12:13:57 +0200

If i believe Thp post, and tweets, this is fixed in Nemo repository and so should be included soon in Sailfish OS. I was hoping this was in last release (1.0.4) but no.

For the moment i suggest to use python2.7

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