This is a “Hazardous Materials” module. You should ONLY use it if you’re 100% absolutely sure that you know what you’re doing because this module is full of land mines, dragons, and dinosaurs with laser guns.

CommonCrypto backend

The CommonCrypto C library provided by Apple on OS X and iOS. The CommonCrypto backend is only supported on OS X versions 10.8 and above.

New in version 0.2.


This is the exposed API for the CommonCrypto backend.

It implements the following interfaces:

It has one additional public attribute.


The string name of this backend: "commoncrypto"