[openssl-users] Not Before and Not After Date format for openssl API X509_gmtime_adj

Jakob Bohm jb-openssl at wisemo.com
Wed Jul 15 01:05:00 UTC 2015

On 14/07/2015 21:50, Salz, Rich wrote:
>> This is important when creating root certs with expiry dates after 2038
> Not an issue for openssl. As long as you use ASN1_TIME values, it's okay.  Might be an issue if converting to time_t on 32-bit platforms.
Victor suggested to use only ASN1_TIME_set() together
with libc parsing functions.  That would obviously not
work outside the libc time_t range, hence my question
if ASN1_TINE_set_string() avoids that limitation,
despite Victor's suggestion to never use it.


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