monthly Status Report (December 2019)

Richard Levitte levitte at
Sat Dec 28 11:55:07 UTC 2019

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

* Meetings, workshops, etc

  - Continued work through older issues together with Matt Caswell,
    primarly to triage them, but in some cases to also review them.
    We will continued with the seriously aged issues in 2020.

* Development

  - util/ don't stop reading conserved symbols from the state file
    (PR openssl/openssl#10549)
  - Use leak sanitizer instead of internal mdebug to check for memory leaks
    (PR openssl/openssl#9294)
  - Disable devcryptoeng on newer OpenBSD versions
    (PR openssl/openssl#10566)
  - Move providers/common/{ciphers,digests}/* to providers/implementations
    (PR openssl/openssl#10564)
  - PROV: Move AES_CCM and AES_GCM specialisation away from common
    cipher header
    (PR openssl/openssl#10606)
  - Add better support for using deprecated symbols internally
    (PR openssl/openssl#10608)
  - EVP: make it possible to init EVP_PKEY_CTX with provided EVP_PKEY
    (PR openssl/openssl#10618)
  - BIO: Add BIO_f_prefix(), a text line prefixing filter
    (PR openssl/openssl#10531)
  - CRYPTO: split cipher_platform.h into algorithm specific headers
    (PR openssl/openssl#10662)
  - util/find-doc-nits: Better checking of missing documentation
    (PR openssl/openssl#10621)
  - util/find-doc-nits: when loading "missing" files, check if documented
    (PR openssl/openssl#10683)
  - Configurations/windows-makefile.tmpl: HTMLDOCS are files, not directories
    (PR openssl/openssl#10555)
  - [1.1.1] Disable devcryptoeng on newer OpenBSD versions
    (PR openssl/openssl#10565)
  - [not yet merged] Implement domparam and key generation
    (PR openssl/openssl#10289)
  - [not yet merged] apps: Switch to using OSSL_STORE for loading
    keys, certs, ...
    (PR openssl/openssl#7390)
  - [not yet merged] PROV: add RSA signature implementation
    (PR openssl/openssl#10557)
  - [not yet merged] CORE & EVP: Adapt KEYEXCH, SIGNATURE and
    ASYM_CIPHER to handle key types better 
    (PR openssl/openssl#10647)
  - [unpublished] Support serializers in 'openssl provider' and
    'openssl list'
  - [unpublished] Experiments with builbbot-travis

* Administration

  - Set up initial OTC memberships

  - Form gitolite @otc group
  - Create the public OTC repo
  - Block pushes to branches on the main repo that are now EOL (1.1.0
    and 1.0.2)
  - Added xymon entry for internal github instance

  - Set up infrastructure for premium customers

Richard Levitte         levitte at
OpenSSL Project

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