[openssl-users] openssl-compat patch for OpenSSL 1.0.2 and below?

Benjamin Kaduk bkaduk at akamai.com
Mon Apr 3 21:49:33 UTC 2017

On 04/02/2017 07:42 PM, Jeffrey Walton wrote:
> I was looking at Kurt Roeckx 's patches for OpenSSH at
> https://github.com/openssh/openssh-portable/pull/48/files. See
> libcrypto-compat.h and libcrypto-compat.c.
> Are the source files distributed by OpenSSL? If so, where is the download?
> If not, can the OpenSSL project consider adding them. They are very
> useful for managing projects that depend on older and newer OpenSSL
> libraries. OpenSSL taking on the responsibility would help ensure
> consistency and quality.

The topic of backwards-compat headers has come up a few times previously
on the list; with the resolution being a call for some external
contributor to host and maintain them.

So, no, OpenSSL does not distribute such things.

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