[openssl-commits] [openssl] master update

Rich Salz rsalz at openssl.org
Mon Feb 6 14:54:28 UTC 2017

The branch master has been updated
       via  be4c82aa767998ce2a5717fc895482052373f1b1 (commit)
      from  bb6c5e7f6956c5cd1049136d79e631ca8338fc7b (commit)

- Log -----------------------------------------------------------------
commit be4c82aa767998ce2a5717fc895482052373f1b1
Author: Rich Salz <rsalz at openssl.org>
Date:   Sun Feb 5 10:24:54 2017 -0500

    Fix parsing of serial# in req
    Reported by Jakub Wilk.
    Reviewed-by: Matt Caswell <matt at openssl.org>
    (Merged from https://github.com/openssl/openssl/pull/2556)


Summary of changes:
 apps/req.c       | 2 +-
 doc/man1/req.pod | 1 -
 2 files changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/apps/req.c b/apps/req.c
index c4fc931..00f2a41 100644
--- a/apps/req.c
+++ b/apps/req.c
@@ -121,7 +121,7 @@ const OPTIONS req_options[] = {
     {"multivalue-rdn", OPT_MULTIVALUE_RDN, '-',
      "Enable support for multivalued RDNs"},
     {"days", OPT_DAYS, 'p', "Number of days cert is valid for"},
-    {"set_serial", OPT_SET_SERIAL, 'p', "Serial number to use"},
+    {"set_serial", OPT_SET_SERIAL, 's', "Serial number to use"},
     {"extensions", OPT_EXTENSIONS, 's',
      "Cert extension section (override value in config file)"},
     {"reqexts", OPT_REQEXTS, 's',
diff --git a/doc/man1/req.pod b/doc/man1/req.pod
index 8362f53..8ba04ae 100644
--- a/doc/man1/req.pod
+++ b/doc/man1/req.pod
@@ -242,7 +242,6 @@ days to certify the certificate for. The default is 30 days.
 serial number to use when outputting a self signed certificate. This
 may be specified as a decimal value or a hex value if preceded by B<0x>.
-It is possible to use negative serial numbers but this is not recommended.
 =item B<-extensions section>

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