[openssl-project] To use or not use the iconv API, and to use or not use other libraries
rsalz at akamai.com
Mon Jun 11 16:03:48 UTC 2018
> I have zero idea what the doc says, because I haven't seen the docs
yet. Did I miss the PR?
No. It's posted here on the mailing list for discussion and reposted here:
+=item B<-passutf8>, B<-pass8bit>
+These flags indicate the character set encoding on the password value.
+By default, non-ASCII characters are rejected. This is new behavior
+with OpenSSL 1.1.1,
+and is used to enforce compliance with the PKCS#12 standard.
+If B<-passutf8> is given, then the password is taken to be valid UTF-8 encoding,
+and will be used directly.
+If B<-pass8bit> is given, the password is taken to be encoded in the current
+locale, but is still used directly; note that
+a future release might automatically convert the password to valid UTF-8
+encoding if this flag is given.
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