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master

Unreleased

17.0.0

  • Breaking: Drop support for Python 3.6
  • Fix wheels for Apple M1
  • Upgrade libsecp256k1 to the latest available version

16.0.0

  • Wheels for Apple Silicon and musl linux (Alpine)
  • No wheels for PyPy until the build system is fixed

15.0.1

  • Fix the combine method of PublicKey

15.0.0

  • Breaking: Drop support for Python 2
  • Breaking: Binary wheels for CPython require version 19.3 or later of pip to install
  • Build AArch64 binary wheels for Linux
  • Build binary wheels for PyPy3.6 7.3.3 & PyPy3.7 7.3.3 on Linux
  • Upgrade libsecp256k1 to the latest available version
  • Upgrade libgmp to the latest available version
  • Introduce COINCURVE_UPSTREAM_REF environment variable to select an alternative libsecp256k1 version when building from source
  • Support PEP 561 type hints
  • Added support for supplying a custom nonce to PrivateKey.sign_recoverable

14.0.0

IMPORTANT: This will be the final release that supports Python 2.

  • New: Binary wheels for Python 3.9
  • Breaking: Drop support for Python 3.5
  • Fetch libsecp256k1 source if the system installation lacks ECDH support
  • Fix innocuous setuptools warning when building from source
  • Switch CI/CD to GitHub Actions

13.0.0

  • New: Binary wheels for Python 3.8
  • Support building on OpenBSD
  • Improve handling of PEM private key deserialization
  • Improve ECDH documentation
  • Improvements from libsecp256k1 master

12.0.0

  • New: Binary wheels on Linux for PyPy3.6 v7.1.1-beta
  • New: Binary wheels on macOS for Python 3.8.0-alpha.3
  • New: Binary wheels on Linux are now also built with the new manylinux2010 spec for 64-bit platforms
  • Improvements from libsecp256k1 master

11.0.0

  • Fix some linking scenarios by placing bundled libsecp256k1 dir first in path
  • Allow override of system libsecp256k1 with environment variable
  • Add benchmarks
  • Use Codecov to track coverage
  • Use black for code formatting

10.0.0

  • Support tox for testing
  • Compatibility with latest libsecp256k1 ECDH API
  • Make libgmp optional when building from source

9.0.0

  • Fixed wheels for macOS
  • Breaking: Drop support for 32-bit macOS

8.0.2

  • No longer package tests

8.0.0

  • New: Binary wheels for Python 3.7
  • Changed: Binary wheels on macOS for Python 3.5 now use Homebrew Python for compilation due to new security requirements
  • Make build system support new GitHub & PyPI security requirements
  • Improvements from libsecp256k1 master

7.1.0

7.0.0

6.0.0

  • Resolved #6. You can choose to use this or remain on 5.2.0. This will only be a temporary change, see 3e93480.

5.2.0

  • Added support for supplying a custom nonce to PrivateKey.sign

5.1.0

  • Added PublicKey.combine_keys class method
  • Improvements to documentation

5.0.1

  • Fixed an issue where secret validation would occasionally erroneously error on user-provided secrets (secrets not generated by Coincurve itself) if there were not exactly 256 bits of entropy. See #5.

5.0.0

  • Breaking: Coincurve is now dual-licensed under the terms of MIT and Apache-2.0
  • Performance improvements from libsecp256k1 master
  • Improvements to documentation.

4.5.1

  • First public stable release

Last update: January 30, 2022