[openssl-commits] [openssl] master update

kaduk at mit.edu kaduk at mit.edu
Fri Sep 8 16:25:29 UTC 2017

The branch master has been updated
       via  a8c5ed812d1537728807059b4182d358bb2ca7c1 (commit)
      from  bac6abe18d28373e0d2d0666c411020404197337 (commit)

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commit a8c5ed812d1537728807059b4182d358bb2ca7c1
Author: xemdetia <xemdetia at 808inorganic.com>
Date:   Tue Jul 18 13:57:25 2017 -0400

    Document default section and library configuration
    It is talked around but not explicitly stated in one part of the
    documentation that you should put library configuration lines at the
    start of the configuration file.
    CLA: trivial
    Reviewed-by: Rich Salz <rsalz at openssl.org>
    Reviewed-by: Richard Levitte <levitte at openssl.org>
    Reviewed-by: Ben Kaduk <kaduk at mit.edu>
    (Merged from https://github.com/openssl/openssl/pull/3959)


Summary of changes:
 doc/man5/config.pod | 5 ++++-
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/doc/man5/config.pod b/doc/man5/config.pod
index ba9a8ab..a7cc16b 100644
--- a/doc/man5/config.pod
+++ b/doc/man5/config.pod
@@ -64,7 +64,9 @@ file.
 To enable library configuration the default section needs to contain an
 appropriate line which points to the main configuration section. The default
 name is B<openssl_conf> which is used by the B<openssl> utility. Other
-applications may use an alternative name such as B<myapplicaton_conf>.
+applications may use an alternative name such as B<myapplication_conf>.
+All library configuration lines appear in the default section at the start
+of the configuration file.
 The configuration section should consist of a set of name value pairs which
 contain specific module configuration information. The B<name> represents
@@ -72,6 +74,7 @@ the name of the I<configuration module> the meaning of the B<value> is
 module specific: it may, for example, represent a further configuration
 section containing configuration module specific information. E.g.
+ # This must be in the default section
  openssl_conf = openssl_init

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