Late Monthly Status Report (January 2021)

Richard Levitte levitte at
Fri May 7 07:23:24 UTC 2021

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

* Development:
  - [not_yet_closed] Add support for PKCS#8 v2 (RFC 5958 - Asymmetric Key Packages)
    (Issue openssl/openssl#10468)
  - Use centralized fetching errors
    (PR openssl/openssl#13467)
  - Deprecate EVP_PKEY_new_CMAC_key_ex() and EVP_PKEY_new_CMAC_key() ?
    (Issue openssl/openssl#13628)
  - Configure: Check all SOURCE declarations, to ensure consistency
    (PR openssl/openssl#13824)
  - Make the OSSL_trace manual conform with man-pages(7)
    (PR openssl/openssl#13842)
  - Make header references conform with man-pages(7) in all manuals
    (PR openssl/openssl#13843)
  - Make the OSSL_PROVIDER manual conform with man-pages(7)
    (PR openssl/openssl#13845)
  - Make the OSSL_CMP manual conform with man-pages(7)
    (PR openssl/openssl#13846)
  - Make the OSSL_HTTP manual conform with man-pages(7)
    (PR openssl/openssl#13847)
  - Make the OSSL_PARAM manual conform with man-pages(7)
    (PR openssl/openssl#13848)
  - Make the OSSL_SELF_TEST manual conform with man-pages(7)
    (PR openssl/openssl#13849)
  - A couple of small no-deprecated fixes
    (PR openssl/openssl#13866)
  - REVIEWED: Rename EVP_CIPHER_CTX_get_iv and EVP_CIPHER_CTX_get_iv_state for clarity
    (PR openssl/openssl#13870 by t8m)
  - Unix Makefile generator: separate "simple" shared libraries from import libraries
    (PR openssl/openssl#13875)
  - DOCS: Fix the last few remaining pass phrase options references
    (PR openssl/openssl#13885)
  - DOCS: Fix incorrect pass phrase options references [1.1.1]
    (PR openssl/openssl#13886)
  - Unix Makefile generator: Fix empty basename calls
    (PR openssl/openssl#13935)
  - Drop Travis [master]
    (PR openssl/openssl#13940)
  - Drop Travis [1.1.1]
    (PR openssl/openssl#13941)
  - Clean away unnecessary length related OSSL_PARAM key names
    (PR openssl/openssl#13946)
  - DOC: Fix a few minor issues in OSSL_ENCODER / OSSL_DECODER docs
    (PR openssl/openssl#13954)
  - Fix OSSL_PARAM_allocate_from_text() for EBCDIC
    (PR openssl/openssl#13961)
  - APPS: Restore inclusions
    (PR openssl/openssl#13989)
  - Update before alpha11 release
    (PR openssl/openssl#13996)
  - Update copyright year for files changed since last alpha release
    (PR openssl/openssl#13999)
  - Release OpenSSL 3.0.0-alpha11
    (PR openssl/openssl#14000)
* Web:
  - Upgrade our use of jQuery to 3.5.1
    (PR openssl/web#213)
  - DISCUSSED: use local copy of jquery-min
    (Issue openssl/web#215 by richsalz)
  - Add newsflash about the release of OpenSSL 3.0 alpha11
    (PR openssl/web#216)

Richard Levitte         levitte at
OpenSSL Project

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