Late Monthly Status Report (April 2020)

Richard Levitte levitte at
Tue Jun 16 20:56:20 UTC 2020

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

* Development

  - EXPERIMENTAL: remove all the legacy bits from a EVP_PKEY
    (PR openssl/openssl#10797)
  - DOC: Add more description of EVP_PKEY_fromdata(), and examples
    (PR openssl/openssl#11220)
  - [not_yet_merged] [WIP] Incorporate system guessing in Configure
    (PR openssl/openssl#11230)
  - EC  param / key generation
    (PR openssl/openssl#11328)
  - EVP & TLS: Add necessary EC_KEY data extraction functions, and use them
    (PR openssl/openssl#11358)
  - [not_yet_merged] [WIP] PKCS#7 and CMS with provider side keys
    (PR openssl/openssl#11422)
  - PROV: DER writer
    (PR openssl/openssl#11450)
  - CMS KARI: Temporarly downgrade newly generated EVP_PKEYs to legacy
    (PR openssl/openssl#11501)
  - OpenSSL::OID: Don't use List::Util
    (PR openssl/openssl#11503)
  - [URGENT] Add common internal crypto/ modules in liblegacy.a
    (PR openssl/openssl#11504)
  - PROV: Remove duplicate in .../ciphers/
    (PR openssl/openssl#11513)
    (PR openssl/openssl#11539)
  - DOC: Refactor provider-keymgmt(7) to give the keytypes their own pages
    (PR openssl/openssl#11546)
  - EVP: Fix calls to evp_pkey_export_to_provider()
    (PR openssl/openssl#11550)
  - INSTALL: document 'no-ui-console' rather than 'no-ui'
    (PR openssl/openssl#11553)
  - TEST: make and use a fipsinstall script
    (PR openssl/openssl#11565)
  - Build files: add module installation targets
    (PR openssl/openssl#11566)
  - EVP: Fix EVP_Digest{Sign,Verify}Init() to handle no default digest 
    (PR openssl/openssl#11576)
  - Make test/ when running via the test harness
    (PR openssl/openssl#11591)
  - Fix dev/release-aux-openssl-announce-pre-release.tmpl
    (PR openssl/openssl#11617)
  - Configure: Allow quoted values in VERSION
    (PR openssl/openssl#11624)
  - Configurations/windows-makefile.tmpl: Fix template code for INSTALL_MODULES
    (PR openssl/openssl#11629)
  - fuzz/asn1.c: Add missing #include
    (PR openssl/openssl#11640)
  - Configurations/unix-Makefile.tmpl: fix typo
    (PR openssl/openssl#11654)
  - include/openssl/x509v3.h: restore previous stack definition arrangement
    (PR openssl/openssl#11655)
  - crypto/x509/v3_alt.c: make 'othername' a bit bigger
    (PR openssl/openssl#11656)
  - Configure: change all references to INSTALL to
    (PR openssl/openssl#11657)
  - EVP: Fix evp_keymgmt_util_copy() for to->keymgmt == NULL
    (PR openssl/openssl#11668)

* Administration

  - Create the omc-tools repo, as per vote concluded 2020-03-04
  - Move a set of directories to omc-tools, as per vote concluded 2020-03-04
  - Move release-tools/ to omc-tools
  - Give OTC push access to tools
  - mediawiki: add the NumberHeadings extension

Richard Levitte         levitte at
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