[openssl-users] [openssl-announce] Forthcoming OpenSSL releases
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Thu Mar 19 06:27:02 UTC 2015
On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 5:14 AM, Matt Caswell <matt at openssl.org> wrote:
> On 18/03/15 07:59, Jakob Bohm wrote:
>> (Resend due to MUA bug sending this to -announce)
>> On 16/03/2015 20:05, Matt Caswell wrote:
>>> Forthcoming OpenSSL releases
>>> The OpenSSL project team would like to announce the forthcoming release
>>> of OpenSSL versions 1.0.2a, 1.0.1m, 1.0.0r and 0.9.8zf.
>>> These releases will be made available on 19th March. They will fix a
>>> number of security defects. The highest severity defect fixed by these
>>> releases is classified as "high" severity.
>> Just for clarity in preparing to use the forthcoming
>> Has the 1.0.1m source code been mangled by the script that
>> made it near-impossible to port local changes to 1.0.2, or
>> will it retain the same code formatting as in the rest of
>> the 1.0.1 series?
>> Similarly, will 1.0.0r be mangled or will it retain the
>> same code formatting as in the rest of the 1.0.0 series?
>> Similarly, will 0.9.8zf be mangled or will it retain the
>> same code formatting as in the rest of the 0.9.8 series?
> I prefer the term "improved" over "mangled"! ;-)
> The answer is, yes, all branches (including 1.0.1, 1.0.0 and 0.9.8) have
> been reformatted according to the new coding style.
+1 on the reformatting. My eyes no longer bleed when looking at some
of the sources.
Its an unfortunate side effect that its going to negatively affect
some folks in the short term, but its a good long term decision for
the health of the project.
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