Matthew Lindner M.Lindner at
Wed Mar 4 22:55:08 UTC 2020

Shouldn't the deprecation notice that's printed also print the version it was deprecated in?

- Matthew Lindner

On Mar 4, 2020, at 2:48 PM, Dr Paul Dale <paul.dale at<mailto:paul.dale at>> wrote:

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Unless I’ve missed something, the documentation should specify the alternatives.  Mostly these are one to one, but in one case it is one to two (and there both are listed).
With the caveat that I might not have got every place or detail correct.

Moreover, the deprecated commands print something to the effect of: "The command dsa is deprecated. Use ‘pkey’ instead." when executed.

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On 5 Mar 2020, at 5:15 am, Kurt Roeckx <kurt at<mailto:kurt at>> wrote:

On Mon, Mar 02, 2020 at 11:41:57AM +0000, Matt Caswell wrote:

On 28/02/2020 23:43, Dr Paul Dale wrote:
Any suggestions for a consensus on this thread?

I think we can probably agree that:

- Command option deprecations should be handled better
- We should look at whether we can resurrect some of the "old" commands
(possibly by writing them as wrappers for genpkey, pkey and pkeyutl)

What about at least pointing to the alternative function in the


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