[openssl-users] missing default /usr/local/ssl/openssl.cnf causes failure on AIX, warning on all others
rsalz at akamai.com
Thu Jan 22 18:22:19 UTC 2015
> None of the hosts we've visited have /usr/local/ssl, not to mention the actual default file. In fact, on some, even non-AIX hosts, permissions would suggest that the permission should be returned.
Not sure what that last sentence means.
> Should this be happening? Is AIX simply less forgiving, and returns a more serious error. Or is the openssl CLI handling the missing file differently on AIX?
I can well believe that AIX is, exactly that, less forgiving and returns different error codes than many other Unices. There is no AIX-specific code in openssl around file access. Trying "ls -ld" on /usr and /usr/local and /usr/local/ssl and checking errno might be interesting.
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