[openssl-project] Monthly Status Report (April)

Richard Levitte levitte at openssl.org
Wed May 2 06:17:28 UTC 2018

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


- Supported the 1.1.1-pre4 release
- Performed the 1.1.1-pre5 release
- Made an extensive regression test of 1.1.0 against 1.1.1 libraries
- Fixed build and testing problems (see #5833, #5872, #5928, #5930,
  #5754, #6033, #6100)
- Fixed 'openssl rehash' defaults and documentation
- Fixed the OpenSSL_init_crypto documentation
- Fixed 'openssl ca' to open the output file in binary mode for -spkac
- Fixed 'openssl rehash' to behave like c_rehash on warnings
- Fixed PEM_def_callback() to stop looping around too short password
  check (which was dead code in practice)
- Stopped our dists from including internal / team member config
- Adapted the scrypt and RSA-PSS for the man-page directory layout
- Worked on the issues surrounding the creation of output files
- Worked on details surrounding the new DRBG, mostly centered around
  VMS support
- Helped testing and reviewing the Windows OneCore effort
- Updated and documented the list of digest commands that can be used
  as aliases for 'openssl dgst'
- Notable participation (reviewing and/or merging): the effort to have
  TLSProxy use random ports; DRBG related PRs; SM2 related issues and


- Updates and occasional reboot
- Set up of XYMON monitoring of our machinery (only available through
  firewall SSH tunnel proxy)
- Authoring and installing XYMON client to check the backup logs
- Set up of experimental Buildbot, intended for participatory builds
  by external parties
- Added support at openssl.org, forwarding to osf-contact at openssl.org
- Updated the deploy script


- Fixed minor release tool issue
- Fixed web site scripts to recognise 1.1.1
- Restarted code style change proposals

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

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