[openssl-users] Performance problems with OpenSSL and threading

Jeffrey Walton noloader at gmail.com
Tue Apr 28 23:57:55 UTC 2015

> In the future, this may change if/when OpenSSL does another FIPS validation.
> CMVP has changed the implementation guidance that requires the POST to run
> automatically without user intervention.  Any future FIPS validations would
> be subject to the new rules.  Hence, the behavior of FIPS_mode_set() may
> change in the future if OpenSSL decides to pursue another validation.

It was bad enough when they pounded the square hardware peg into a
round software hole. I see they lack practical experience in software
development, so now they are forcing folks into doing things that can
be questionable (and even ill-advised on a platform).

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