https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1552033

            Bug ID: 1552033
           Summary: Review Request: python-pycryptodomex - A
                    self-contained cryptographic library for Python
           Product: Fedora
           Version: rawhide
         Component: Package Review
          Severity: medium
          Priority: medium
          Assignee: nob...@fedoraproject.org
          Reporter: pikachu.2...@gmail.com
        QA Contact: extras...@fedoraproject.org
                CC: package-review@lists.fedoraproject.org



Spec URL:
https://melmorabity.fedorapeople.org/packages/python-pycryptodomex/python-pycryptodomex.spec
SRPM URL:
https://melmorabity.fedorapeople.org/packages/python-pycryptodomex/python-pycryptodomex-3.4.12-1.fc27.src.rpm
Description:
PyCryptodome is a self-contained Python package of low-level
cryptographic primitives. It's a fork of PyCrypto. It brings several
enhancements with respect to the last official version of PyCrypto
(2.6.1), for instance:

  * Authenticated encryption modes (GCM, CCM, EAX, SIV, OCB)
  * Accelerated AES on Intel platforms via AES-NI
  * Elliptic curves cryptography (NIST P-256 curve only)
  * Better and more compact API (nonce and iv attributes for ciphers,
    automatic generation of random nonces and IVs, simplified CTR
    cipher mode, and more)
  * SHA-3 (including SHAKE XOFs) and BLAKE2 hash algorithms
  * Salsa20 and ChaCha20 stream ciphers
  * scrypt and HKDF
  * Deterministic (EC)DSA
  * Password-protected PKCS#8 key containers
  * Shamir’s Secret Sharing scheme
  * Random numbers get sourced directly from the OS (and not from a
    CSPRNG in userspace)
  * Cleaner RSA and DSA key generation (largely based on FIPS 186-4)
  * Major clean ups and simplification of the code base

PyCryptodome is not a wrapper to a separate C library like OpenSSL. To
the largest possible extent, algorithms are implemented in pure
Python. Only the pieces that are extremely critical to performance
(e.g. block ciphers) are implemented as C extensions.

Fedora Account System Username: melmorabity


Note: upstream provides two "flavors" of the library, which is a fork of
pycrypto:
- pycryptodome: one overriding the pycrypto library (all modules are installed
under the Crypto package, and then conflict with the python-crypto package)
- pycryptodomex: one independent of the pycrypto library (all modules are
installed under the Cryptodome package).
This package provides the pycryptodomex flavor to avoid conflicts.

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