[openssl-users] Return type of SSL_ctrl
rsalz at akamai.com
Wed Nov 30 15:37:41 UTC 2016
> We're moving up to OpenSSL 1.0.2j from OpenSSL 0.9.8<something>, and
> noticed that the SSL functions based on SSL_ctrl() changed from returning
> type int to returning type long.
The when and the why is probably lost to history. Doing 'git log' and looking for SSL_ctrl doesn't show anything.
The "proper" answer is to not use long, but rather sized types, which we are slowly moving toward.
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