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Generate safe primes using OpenSSL (a prime p = 2*q+1, and q is prime too)

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This module generates safe prime numbers using the OpenSSL library. A number p is a safe prime number, if p is a prime number, and p = 2*q+1, and q is a prime number too. These numbers are sometimes used in cryptography.

Written by Erik Tews <> Python 3 compatibility by Peter Wagenaar <>

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