[openssl-commits] [openssl] master update

Dr. Stephen Henson steve at openssl.org
Fri Aug 12 13:22:23 UTC 2016

The branch master has been updated
       via  721f3980236c397b0011088477f4568ac5f24cae (commit)
      from  d40a13af5d8d40944614fa3277e7e6a8841a12bc (commit)

- Log -----------------------------------------------------------------
commit 721f3980236c397b0011088477f4568ac5f24cae
Author: Dr. Stephen Henson <steve at openssl.org>
Date:   Mon Aug 8 14:14:40 2016 +0100

    Update documentation for DSA_SIG and ECDSA_SIG.
    Reviewed-by: Rich Salz <rsalz at openssl.org>


Summary of changes:
 doc/crypto/DSA_SIG_new.pod   | 2 +-
 doc/crypto/ECDSA_SIG_new.pod | 4 ++--
 2 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/crypto/DSA_SIG_new.pod b/doc/crypto/DSA_SIG_new.pod
index 7f6a5a1..7503460 100644
--- a/doc/crypto/DSA_SIG_new.pod
+++ b/doc/crypto/DSA_SIG_new.pod
@@ -16,7 +16,7 @@ DSA_SIG_new, DSA_SIG_free - allocate and free DSA signature objects
-DSA_SIG_new() allocates and initializes a B<DSA_SIG> structure.
+DSA_SIG_new() allocates an empty B<DSA_SIG> structure.
 DSA_SIG_free() frees the B<DSA_SIG> structure and its components. The
 values are erased before the memory is returned to the system.
diff --git a/doc/crypto/ECDSA_SIG_new.pod b/doc/crypto/ECDSA_SIG_new.pod
index b6545c9..f6aaed1 100644
--- a/doc/crypto/ECDSA_SIG_new.pod
+++ b/doc/crypto/ECDSA_SIG_new.pod
@@ -47,8 +47,8 @@ L<EVP_DigestSignInit(3)> or L<EVP_DigestVerifyInit(3)> instead.
 B<ECDSA_SIG> is an opaque structure consisting of two BIGNUMs for the
 B<r> and B<s> value of an ECDSA signature (see X9.62 or FIPS 186-2).
-ECDSA_SIG_new() allocates a new B<ECDSA_SIG> structure (note: this
-function also allocates the BIGNUMs) and initializes it.
+ECDSA_SIG_new() allocates an empty B<ECDSA_SIG> structure. Note: before
+OpenSSL 1.1.0 the: the B<r> and B<s> components were initialised.
 ECDSA_SIG_free() frees the B<ECDSA_SIG> structure B<sig>.

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