[openssl-project] A proposal for an updated OpenSSL version scheme (v2)

Viktor Dukhovni openssl-users at dukhovni.org
Fri Sep 21 20:09:24 UTC 2018

> On Sep 21, 2018, at 4:01 PM, Richard Levitte <levitte at openssl.org> wrote:
> For pre-processing, that might be different, I have no clue how people
> figure out the exact number to compare OPENSSL_VERSION_NUMBER...  I
> assume, though, that they follow the path of least resistance and
> simply pick the current number from opensslv.h.

I've always used the actual number from the final (0xf in the status
nibble) release that introduced the feature.  This is basically
copying the value from <opensslv.h>, though often I know what it
is and don't need to look.


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