[pycrypto] windows + linux line endings issue

Dave Pawson dave.pawson at gmail.com
Wed Jan 22 03:15:17 PST 2014

On 22 January 2014 11:01, Nicco Kunzmann <niccokunzmann at rambler.ru> wrote:
> Hello,
> I do not know your code but could you check that you save (open(.., 'wb'))
> and load the file (open(..., 'rb')) in the binary mode instead of text  mode
> without 'b'?
> Greetings!

Hi Nicco.

with open(in_filename, 'rb') as infile:
        with open(out_filename, 'wb') as outfile:

is used to read plain text, write encrypted

 with open(in_filename, 'rb') as infile:
for decrypt.

Google searching suggested that - but I was already using it.
  Not sure what else affects it?


> Am 22.01.2014 11:30, schrieb Dave Pawson:
> I want to share an encrypted file across Windows / Linux (say by
> saving the file to Dropbox).
> When I encrypt using Linux and decrypt using Windows, the
> line ending differences screw up the decryption.
> I think it's a Python issue, but I'm unsure. Has anyone addressed
> this please?
> TiA
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Dave Pawson
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