changeset 901:4d0502bb360e

Updated the installation guide. The Windows section now mentions that one has to install OpenSSH separately before installing pyOpenSSH. This is needed since Windows installation of pyOpenSSH doesn't include OpenSSH itself.
author Thomas Pelle Jakobsen <mas@daimi.au.dk>
date Sat, 06 Sep 2008 17:26:34 +0200
parents 86cd18e04c56
children 035ff24d65a0
files doc/install.txt
diffstat 1 files changed, 13 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-) [+]
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--- a/doc/install.txt	Thu Sep 04 17:06:37 2008 +0200
+++ b/doc/install.txt	Sat Sep 06 17:26:34 2008 +0200
@@ -5,12 +5,13 @@
 ==================
 
 VIFF is written in Python and uses the Twisted framework for
-asynchronous communication, (optionally) PyOpenSSL for secure
-communication, ConfigObj for configuration files, and GMPY for fast
-bignum arithmetic. You can find these components here:
+asynchronous communication, (optionally) OpenSSL and PyOpenSSL for
+secure communication, ConfigObj for configuration files, and GMPY for
+fast bignum arithmetic. You can find these components here:
 
 :Python:         http://python.org/
 :Twisted:        http://twistedmatrix.com/
+:OpenSSL:	 http://www.openssl.org/
 :PyOpenSSL:      http://pyopenssl.sourceforge.net/
 :ConfigObj:      http://voidspace.org.uk/python/configobj.html
 :GMPY:           http://code.google.com/p/gmpy/
@@ -19,6 +20,7 @@
 
 :Python:         2.4.1 to 2.5.0
 :Twisted:        2.5 to 8.1.0
+:OpenSSL:	 0.9.8g
 :PyOpenSSL:      0.7
 :ConfigObj:      4.4.0
 :GMPY:           1.0alpha to 1.0.2
@@ -56,14 +58,18 @@
 5) Download and install GMPY_. If you are using Vista, right-click on
    the installer and choose the option to run as administrator.
 
-6) Download and install PyOpenSSL_. Again, run the installer as
+6) Download and execute an `OpenSSL Win32 Installer`_. Problems have
+   been reported when using the latest release, 0.9.8h, so currently
+   0.9.8g is recommended.
+
+7) Download and install PyOpenSSL_. Again, run the installer as
    administrator if you are using Vista.
 
-7) Download and install VIFF_. Note that if you are using the
+8) Download and install VIFF_. Note that if you are using the
    installer on Vista, you will again need to run it as an
    administrator.
 
-8) Proceed to `testing`_.
+9) Proceed to `testing`_.
 
 
 Mac OS X
@@ -236,6 +242,7 @@
 .. _Twisted: http://twistedmatrix.com/
 .. _ConfigObj: http://voidspace.org.uk/python/configobj.html
 .. _GMPY: http://code.google.com/p/gmpy/
+.. _OpenSSL Win32 installer: http://www.slproweb.com/products/Win32OpenSSL.html
 .. _PyOpenSSL: http://pyopenssl.sourceforge.net/
 .. _MacPython: http://www.pythonmac.org
 .. _XCode: http://developer.apple.com/tools/xcode/