OTC VOTE: Accept PR #16705 into 3.0

Tomas Mraz tomas at openssl.org
Wed Dec 8 08:17:05 UTC 2021

On Tue, 2021-12-07 at 19:18 +0100, Kurt Roeckx wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 07, 2021 at 10:35:02AM +0000, Matt Caswell wrote:
> > topic: Accept PR #16705 into 3.0 subject to the normal review
> > process
> -1
> From what I understand, this breaks our provider API. Providers
> that work with 3.0.0 will not work when that PR is applied, and
> providers that do the same implementation as that PR will not work
> with 3.0.0. That might be something that can be fixed in the PR.
> We might want to make changes like that, but we clearly need better
> rules for when it's acceptable to make such change, and how to make
> sure it's compatible.

Kurt, can you please explain why do you think this breaks the provider
API compatibility with 3.0.0? I do not see any such breakage possible
from the PR.

Tomáš Mráz
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