[openssl-users] Regarding FIPS capable openssl (I want to combine libcrypto.a and libssl.a)
sahilgandhi87 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 1 11:40:26 UTC 2016
I am now able to solve this problem, myself.
We need to do changes in fipsld script.
Change 'crypto' or 'libcrypto' to whatever name (u want to specify for the
lib) in fipsld utility script and that's it.
On Thu, Jun 30, 2016 at 9:28 AM, Sahil Gandhi <sahilgandhi87 at gmail.com>
> Hi Steve,
> Thanks for the reply.
> On Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 6:25 PM, Steve Marquess <marquess at openssl.com>
>> On 06/29/2016 07:09 AM, Sahil Gandhi wrote:
>> > Hi Ken,
>> > Sorry for the late reply. I really appreciate your suggestion but I some
>> > how need to have static library not the dynamic one.
>> You can statically link an application with the FIPS module, using the
>> special "fipsld" link process, but you cannot put the FIPS module in a
>> conventional static library (as managed with "ar").
>> Unfortunately the requirements of FIPS 140-2 conflict in several ways
>> with standard software engineering practice; it is the tail that wags
>> the dog.
>> -Steve M.
>> Steve Marquess
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> Sahil Gandhi
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