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Compatibility with PyCrypto

PyCryptodome exposes almost the same API as the old PyCrypto so that most applications will run unmodified. However, a very few breaks in compatibility had to be introduced for those parts of the API that represented a security hazard or that were too hard to maintain.

Specifically, for public key cryptography:

For symmetric key cryptography:

The following packages, modules and functions have been removed:

Others:

  • Support for any Python version older than 2.6 is dropped.