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Installing pycrypto on Windows #34

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piotr-dobrogost opened this Issue · 3 comments

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@piotr-dobrogost

This is just to help people with problems installing oauthlib on Windows due to pycrypto dependency.

oauth library depends on pycrypto library which is not pure Python library (has some c extensions). For this reason pycrypto can't be installed from source on Windows without Visual Studio 2008 installed (needed to compile these c extensions of pycrypto). The simplest solution is to download binary installers and install them using easy_install (pip doesn't support installing of binaries). 32bit binary installers for Python 2.2-2.7 and 64bit binary installer for Python 2.6 are at The Voidspace Python Modules and 64bit binary installer for Python 2.7 is at Compiling pycrypto on Win7-64. Binary installers can be installed in virtualenv - see http://stackoverflow.com/q/3271590/95735

@kennethreitz
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I'd enjoy us switching to the rsa module if possible.

@kennethreitz kennethreitz referenced this issue in kennethreitz/requests
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Problem installing pycrypto on Windows #586

@kennethreitz
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Better yet, it would better if oauthlib had a soft dependency on pycrypto,

@ib-lundgren
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Closing since it's in the docs.

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