[pycrypto] Build error, 2.6.1

Dave Pawson dave.pawson at gmail.com
Sat Jul 22 07:34:45 UTC 2017

Having installed pycrypto, is the only way to remove it to find the
files and remove manually?

(groan) - or will pycryptodome run alongside pycrypto please?


On 21 July 2017 at 20:21, Martin Falatic <martin at falatic.com> wrote:
> As this project hasn't seen commits on master (or perhaps any branch) in
> over three years, it appears to be dead.
> However, pycryptodome is alive and well! It's a fork off the latest pycrypto
> and contains many bugfixes, enhancements. Most importantly, it's an ongoing
> project.
> https://github.com/Legrandin/pycryptodome
> https://www.pycryptodome.org/
> There are two ways to install it: for a seamless experience I recommend
> uninstalling pycrypto (if present) and installing pycryptodome.
> (pycryptodomex has its uses for some, but would mean editing your imports,
> whereas pycryptodome is a drop-in replacement for pycrypto.)
> If you have issues with installing or using pycryptodome, there are
> resources there to guide you and an active issue tracker as well.
> Good luck!
>  - Marty
>    www.falatic.com
> On 2017-07-21 07:16, Dave Pawson wrote:
>> Installing on a new system, Fedora 26, 64 bit.
>> Builds OK using setup.py for python 2.7
>> Fails on python 3.x?
>> Should this be built in a different way please?
>> TiA

Dave Pawson
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