Saturday, April 26, 2008

February through April Reading List

  • Something Wicked This Way Comes.  Ray Bradbury.
  • The Eyre Affair.  Jasper Fforde.
  • The Star Rover.  Jack London.
  • Travels With Herodotus.  Ryszard Kapuściński.
  • Omnivore's Dilemma.  Michael Pollan.
  • Lankhmar.  Fritz Leiber.
  • Suite Française.  Irène Némirovsky.
  • Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood.  Marjane Satrapi.
  • Persepolis 2: The Story of a Return.  Marjane Satrapi.
  • Maus 1: My Father Bleeds History.  Art Spiegelman.
  • Maus 2: And Here My Troubles Began.  Art Spiegelman.

Friday, April 11, 2008

pyOpenSSL 0.7 final released

Alright, it's done. Here are the highlights since 0.6:

Bug fixes:
  • Memory leak in X509.get_pubkey eliminated
  • Memory leaks in X509Name.__getattr__ and X509Name.__setattr__ eliminated
  • RuntimeWarning from X509Name comparison eliminated
  • X509Name reference counting issues resulting in memory corruption eliminated
  • Uninitialized PKeys are now rejected by X509Req signature APIs
  • Memory leaks in X509Name.__getattr__ and X509Name.__setattr__ eliminated
New features:
  • SSL_get_shutdown and SSL_set_shutdown exposed as Connection.get_shutdown and Connection.set_shutdown
  • X509_verify_cert_error_string exposed as OpenSSL.crypto.X509_verify_cert_error_string
  • X509.get_serial_number and X509.set_serial_number now accept long integers
  • Expose notBefore and notAfter on X509 certificates for inspection and mutation
  • Expose low-level X509Name state with X509Name.get_components
  • Expose hashing and DER access on X509Names