[openssl-commits] [openssl] master update

Dr. Stephen Henson steve at openssl.org
Fri May 13 11:04:47 UTC 2016

The branch master has been updated
       via  0b2d4755d67eece48d1f705daa04de2be651c1ef (commit)
      from  f47e5647750d4443cbdd7fc2311f838f0f103112 (commit)

- Log -----------------------------------------------------------------
commit 0b2d4755d67eece48d1f705daa04de2be651c1ef
Author: Dr. Stephen Henson <steve at openssl.org>
Date:   Thu May 12 15:02:04 2016 +0100

    Correct documentation on digest used.
    Reviewed-by: Viktor Dukhovni <viktor at openssl.org>


Summary of changes:
 doc/apps/x509.pod | 5 ++---
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/apps/x509.pod b/doc/apps/x509.pod
index 2dc225b..30b770b 100644
--- a/doc/apps/x509.pod
+++ b/doc/apps/x509.pod
@@ -112,9 +112,8 @@ the digest to use.
 This affects any signing or display option that uses a message
 digest, such as the B<-fingerprint>, B<-signkey> and B<-CA> options.
 Any digest supported by the OpenSSL B<dgst> command can be used.
-If not specified then SHA1 is used.
-Note that if a DSA key is used for signing, then this flag is ignored
-and SHA1 is used.
+If not specified then SHA1 is used with B<-fingerprint> or
+the default digest for the signing algorithm is used, typically SHA256.
 =item B<-engine id>

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