[openssl-users] X509 Version changes?

Dr. Stephen Henson steve at openssl.org
Tue Jul 26 15:22:32 UTC 2016

On Thu, Jul 21, 2016, Jim Carroll wrote:

> I've run into what appears to be a change to defaults between 0.9.8 and
> 1.1.0, and I wanted to make sure it's not a bug we've introduced. 
> While reviewing unittests, we see that calls to X509_REQ_new() generate an
> X509 object with the version set to -1.  When we write this object to a PEM
> file and read it back, the version is set then set to 0.  Is this expected
> (GIGO) behavior?

Can you give a few more details about how you are doing this?

Dr Stephen N. Henson. OpenSSL project core developer.
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