From: mk on
Hello everyone,

I'm trying to freeze PyCrypto on Linux (using and having
trouble with it, can you help me? PyCrypto is used by paramiko (ssh
client module).

I have added following in the Modules/Setup while building Python (This
has to be done because requires that all compiled extension
modules are compiled statically into Python, it can't import dynamic
libraries into frozen binary):

# ... lots of other modules
Crypto.Cipher.DES3 DES3.c

But this produces:

[root(a)localhost Python-2.6.2]# make
/bin/sh ./Modules/makesetup -c ./Modules/ \
-s Modules \
Modules/Setup.config \
Modules/Setup.local \
bad word Crypto.Cipher.DES3 in Crypto.Cipher.DES3 DES3.c
make: *** [Makefile] Error 1

If I change that to:


Python compiles, but then I can't import this module and neither can
PyCrypto in a frozen binary:

[root(a)localhost tmp2]# ./cssh
<frozen>:6: DeprecationWarning: the sha module is deprecated; use the
hashlib module instead
<frozen>:6: DeprecationWarning: the md5 module is deprecated; use
hashlib instead
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "", line 7, in <module>
import paramiko
File "/usr/local/lib/python2.6/site-packages/paramiko/",
line 69, in <module>
from transport import randpool, SecurityOptions, Transport
File "/usr/local/lib/python2.6/site-packages/paramiko/",
line 37, in <module>
from paramiko.dsskey import DSSKey
File "/usr/local/lib/python2.6/site-packages/paramiko/",
line 31, in <module>
from paramiko.pkey import PKey
File "/usr/local/lib/python2.6/site-packages/paramiko/", line
28, in <module>
from Crypto.Cipher import DES3
ImportError: cannot import name DES3