[openssl-project] The problem of (implicit) relinking and changed behaviour

Richard Levitte levitte at openssl.org
Sat Apr 14 19:54:41 UTC 2018

In message <20180414194244.GA27858 at roeckx.be> on Sat, 14 Apr 2018 21:42:45 +0200, Kurt Roeckx <kurt at roeckx.be> said:

kurt> On Sat, Apr 14, 2018 at 09:32:31PM +0200, Richard Levitte wrote:
kurt> > 
kurt> > a. 1.1.0's test/recipes/70-test_sslextension.t has a couple of tests
kurt> >    that are meant to fail (i.e. if the individual tests fail, the
kurt> >    recipe is successful).  When run against 1.1.1 libraries, the
kurt> >    recipe fails, i.e. the injection of double hellos didn't get the
kurt> >    communication to fail, or so it seems...
kurt> This seems to be a test that is very aware of the protocol, and
kurt> what should fail and what shouldn't. If you introduce a new
kurt> protocol, the things it check might need to be updated. This is
kurt> not something a normal application will be doing, so I don't see
kurt> this as a problem.

Yes, I agree that the TLSProxy tests aren't the most important in this
regard.  Also note that this part was a side note.

Richard Levitte         levitte at openssl.org
OpenSSL Project         http://www.openssl.org/~levitte/

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