Monthly Status Report (November 2021)

Tomas Mraz tomas at
Fri Dec 3 14:40:10 UTC 2021

My key activities this month were:

- triage of newly reported issues and responding to questions
- participation on the OTC meetings
- participation on the QUIC design meetings
- created proposal for API changes allowed in minor releases
- finally succeeded in ordering the HPE Proliant server via the

- reviews of various PRs:
  - I've reviewed about 65 PRs this month
  - Notable PRs reviewed:
    - BIO_s_connect(): Enable BIO_gets() #16030
    - X509: Fix handling of AKID and SKID extensions according to
configuration #16342
    - Add integer overflow helper functions #16930
    - Fix some threading issues #16980
    - Support different R_BITS lengths for KBKDF #17063
    - Avoid loading of a dynamic engine twice #17073     

- submitted 7 PRs:
  - In particular:
    - do_sigver_init: Allow reinitialization of an existing operation.
    - Add null digest implementation to the default provider #17016
    - d2i_PublicKey: Make it work with EC parameters in a provided key

There was 1 day national holiday and I was also somewhat slowed down by
getting the COVID19 disease. Fortunately it was quite light but it
impacted my work anyway.

Tomáš Mráz
No matter how far down the wrong road you've gone, turn back.
                                              Turkish proverb
[You'll know whether the road is wrong if you carefully listen to your

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