[openssl] master update

Dr. Paul Dale pauli at openssl.org
Wed Jun 5 04:29:30 UTC 2019

The branch master has been updated
       via  85e0ad9f1309afceaa8d3946c9273e089d3c25b8 (commit)
      from  98475995e1835f20ac4f4b83ec90a3e36fdb0861 (commit)

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commit 85e0ad9f1309afceaa8d3946c9273e089d3c25b8
Author: Pauli <paul.dale at oracle.com>
Date:   Thu May 30 11:37:12 2019 +1000

    Document property hierarchy.
    Add documentation to indicate the interaction between global (context level)
    property queries and local (passed to fetch) ones.
    Reviewed-by: Richard Levitte <levitte at openssl.org>
    (Merged from https://github.com/openssl/openssl/pull/9042)


Summary of changes:
 doc/man7/property.pod | 61 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--
 1 file changed, 59 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/man7/property.pod b/doc/man7/property.pod
index e05f112..4f842e0 100644
--- a/doc/man7/property.pod
+++ b/doc/man7/property.pod
@@ -68,7 +68,40 @@ Matching such clauses is not a requirement, but any additional optional
 match counts in favor of the algorithm.
 More details about that in the B<Lookups> section.
 A I<property query> is a sequence of comma separated property query clauses.
-The full syntax for property queries appears below.
+The full syntax for property queries appears below, but the available syntatic
+features are:
+=item *
+B<=> is an infix operator providing an equality test.
+=item *
+B<!=> is an infix operator providing an inequality test.
+=item *
+B<?> is a prefix operator that means that the following clause is optional
+but preferred.
+=item *
+B<-> is a prefix operator that means any global query clause involving the
+following property name should be ignored.
+=item *
+B<"..."> is a quoted string.
+The quotes are not included in the body of the string.
+=item *
+B<'...'> is a quoted string.
+The quotes are not included in the body of the string.
 =head2 Lookups
@@ -87,7 +120,31 @@ In order to permit a more concise expression of boolean properties, there
 is one short cut: a property name alone (e.g. "default") is
 exactly equivalent to "default=yes" in both definitions and queries.
-=head1 Syntax
+=head2 Global and Local
+Two levels of property query are supported.
+A context based property query that applies to all fetch operations and a local
+property query.
+Where both the context and local queries include a clause with the same name,
+the local clause is used and the context one ignored.
+For example, a context property query of "fips=yes" and a local property query
+of "fips=no" would result in algorithms that have the "fips" property set t
+=head2 Override
+It is possible for a local property query to override a clause in the context
+property query by preceeding the property name with a '-'.
+For example, a conxtet property query that contains "fips=yes" would normally
+result in implementations that have "fips=yes".
+However, if the setting of
+the "fips" property is irrelevant to the operations being performed, the local
+property query can include the clause "-fips".
+Note that the local property query could not use "fips=no" because that would
+disallow any implementations with "fips=yes" rather than not caring about the
+=head1 SYNTAX
 The lexical syntax in EBNF is given by:

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