Monthly Status Report (September 2021)

Tomas Mraz tomas at
Tue Oct 5 07:48:33 UTC 2021

My key activities this month were:

- triage of newly reported issues and responding to questions
- participation on the meetings
- studying the QUIC RFCs (8999-9002)
- studying code (and documentation) of picoquic, ngtcp2, and LSQUIC
- infrastructure planning
- release review of the 3.0.0 release

- reviews of various PRs:
  - I've reviewed about 70 PRs this month
  - Notable PRs reviewed:
    - obj: make the OBJ_ calls thread safe #15713
    - kdf: add PIN verification key KDF to providers #15968
    - Fix OSSL_STORE 'file:' scheme implementation so it ignores
objects in PEM files that the user isn't interested in #16466 

- submitted 8 PRs:
  - In particular:
    - Last minute NEWS and CHANGES entries for the 3.0 release #16533
    - providers: Do not use global EVP_CIPHERs and EVP_MDs #16600

I had also 2 days off.

Tomáš Mráz
No matter how far down the wrong road you've gone, turn back.
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