python-cryptography >= 3.4.0 and Rust

Marco Atzeri
Fri Feb 4 06:52:18 GMT 2022

On 03.02.2022 23:11, Allen Hewes wrote:
> Hi @all,
> I use Cygwin pretty much like Linux in/on my Windows machines. Meaning, I am not using it for POSIX reasons. I do like Cygwin a lot, I prefer Cygwin over WSL/WSL2.
> A PyPI package I wanted to use has a hard dependency on cryptography>=35.0.
> So I downloaded the Cygwin source for python-cryptography and got to work on updating it to 35.0.
> Welp, then the wheels came off. I am assuming that Cygwin's python-cryptography is still at 3.3.2 b/c of this Rust issue?

Hi Allen,
it is correct. I released the last version that was still on C

> Rust is making more in-roads into software I use frequently or like to use. Is there any efforts or discussions about getting Rust able to target Cygwin?

Not that I aware of.
We have already problem to update clang that is already behind.

Rust and Go are purely wish, they both requires specific expertize
and time.

Feel free to work on it

> Thanks,
> /allen


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