In preparation for the release of version 0.4.0 of the python client, we are transitioning to a new version of the
letsencrypt-auto script. As most of you know,
letsencrypt-auto is available as an alternative for OS packaging, on those operating systems that do not yet have backported packages. The new version of the script includes a number of important improvements:
- A reproducible set of python package dependencies, enforced by version pinning and hash verification. (Previously, we trusted an HTTPS connection to PyPI for authenticity.)
- The script now updates itself as well as the underlying python client. If you don't want this behavior, you can turn it off with
- A git clone operation is no longer required; you can now download the script as a single file and run it.
- Much faster execution, especially on the second and subsequent times it is run, and especially on slo