[openssl-project] Monthly Status Report (November)

Richard Levitte levitte at openssl.org
Fri Dec 7 09:52:04 UTC 2018

Apart from normal business, such as normal reviews, OMC business,
normal system administration tasks, etc., key activities this month:


- Supported and reviewed the 1.1.1a/1.1.0j/1.0.2q releases
- Worked on making the /dev/crypto engine a bit more efficient and to
  provide digest copy functionality (PR 7506)
- Added the possibility to assign C macros on per object or end
  product files (PR 7553)
- Added the possibility to specify sub-directories in build.info files
  (PR 7558)
- Allowed parallell install, and made install targets depend more
  closely on build targets (PR 7583)
- Added issue templates and user support page on Github (PR 7623 and 7632)
- Fixed an rpath related issue in our tests (PR 7626)
- Made the internal collection of system error messages smarter (PRs
  7681 and 7701)
- Changed our tarball creating procedure to use the script
  util/mktar.sh (PR 7692 and 7696)
- Fixed a few VMS build issues for assembler (PR 7700 and 7703)
- Reviewed a few EVP_MAC ports (PRs 7548, 7459, 7597)
- Reviewed assembler fixups (PR 7643)
- Reviewed interactive read of pkeyopts (PR 5697)
- Reviewed constant-time RSA fixes
- Attended the OpenSSL OMC face-2-face in Edinburgh
- Attended the OpenSSL FIPS meeting in Edinburgh
- Updating work on building docs at build time (PR 6236)
- Reworking building to become more dynamic (PR 7473 and yet
  unsubmitted branches)
- Fixing a BIO_s_connect crash on NULL issue (PR 7630)
- Adding attributes to product files in build.info (PR 7581)
- Reviewing the EVP_KDF work (PR 6674)
- Reviewing the mac application (PR 7661)
- Reviewing further /dev/crypto engine development (PR 7585)


- Working on an update of Buildbot


- Fixed addrev / gitaddrev casing issues
- Added progress spinner to copyright checker release script

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

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