Late Monthly Status Report (June 2019)

Richard Levitte levitte at
Wed Aug 14 14:18:32 UTC 2019

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

* Development

  - [not yet merged] Moved BLAKE2 and MD5_SHA1 digests completely to
    default provider
    (PRs openssl/openssl#9075 and openssl/openssl#9076)
  - [not yet merged] Continued work to move all MAC implementations to
    the providers
    (PR openssl/openssl#8877)
  - For EVP fetching, made operation_id part of the method identity
    (PR openssl/openssl#9109)
  - Added support for variables in files and used them
    where it's worth the while
    (PR openssl/openssl#9144)
  - Added a core upcall to get the provider object's library context,
    adapted all our providers to use it
    (PR openssl/openssl#9160)
  - Allowed conditions and variable values to have variable
    references, and using that, moved all the asm and aux source specs
    to the files
    (PR openssl/openssl#9166)
  - Added tracing capability in test utilities
    (PR openssl/openssl#9191)
  - Enhanced and update the docs of the internal ossl_provider API
    (PR openssl/openssl#9200)
  - [merged] Added support for multiple names per algorithm
    (PR openssl/openssl#8967)
  - [1.1.1 only] Backported the modification to only output DER with
    SPKAC input and when -out is chosen
    (PR openssl/openssl#8368)

Richard Levitte         levitte at
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