[pycrypto] Python 3 regression
jonas at borgstrom.se
Fri Jun 14 03:57:27 PDT 2013
While porting an application to Python 3 I noticed that PyCrypto no
longer supports operations on buffer/memoryview-like objects.
With Python 2 you could do the following:
To efficiently decrypt a large buffer containing a few header bytes at
the beginning without having to do an expensive string slice/copy.
The buffer() object is not available in Python 3 and has been replaced
by memoryview() which has also been backported to python 2.7.
So the Python 2.7+ version of the above is:
I implemented memoryview support and sent a github pull request  two
weeks ago but I haven't received any feedback yet.
Is there anything I can do to help with the review process?
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