Monthly Status Report (July 2021)

Richard Levitte levitte at
Fri Nov 12 11:33:06 UTC 2021

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

* Development:
  - Don't place any provider DER writer in libfips.a
    (PR openssl/openssl#15338)
    (PR openssl/openssl#15956)
  - TEST: Add testing of PVK and MSBLOB files to test_store
    (PR openssl/openssl#15980)
  - PROV & STORE: Don't decode keys in the 'file:' store loader
    (PR openssl/openssl#15981)
  - CRYPTO: Remove the check for built-in methods in the export_to function
    (PR openssl/openssl#15996)
  - ASN.1: Refuse to encode to DER if non-optional items are missing [3.0]
    (PR openssl/openssl#16036)
  - Avoid empty lines in nmake rule bodies
    (PR openssl/openssl#16048)
  - EVP: Add EVP_PKEY_get0_provider() and EVP_PKEY_CTX_get0_provider()
    (PR openssl/openssl#16063)
  - EVP: Move setting |keytype| in int_ctx_new() in the legacy section
    (PR openssl/openssl#16111)
* Web:
  - Simplify the CDN purge
    (PR openssl/web#248)
  - Fix generation of community .inc files
    (PR openssl/web#250)
* Internal:
  - Major work on the FIPS buildbot master
* Sysadmin:
  - Decomissioned the Stockholm server
  - Wrote an Administrator Handbook for our staff
Richard Levitte         levitte at
OpenSSL Project

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