[openssl-users] FIPS, continuous tests, and error reporting
jonetsu at teksavvy.com
Thu Feb 19 20:12:22 UTC 2015
> From: "Dr. Stephen Henson" <steve at openssl.org>
> To: openssl-users at openssl.org
> Date: 02/19/15 11:34
> Subject: Re: [openssl-users] FIPS, continuous tests, and error reporting
> The low level cipher and digest APIs cannot be used in FIPS mode: you have to
> use EVP.
That's quite an important point. It brings a question: how are the 'continuous' FIPS tests performed ? Are they automatically called at the beginning of an EVP_* method ? Do they run periodically in the background ? Both ?
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