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

Jeffrey Walton noloader at gmail.com
Mon Apr 3 22:46:30 UTC 2017

On Mon, Apr 3, 2017 at 5:49 PM, Benjamin Kaduk <bkaduk at akamai.com> wrote:
> 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.

Thanks. The files are now hosted on OpenSSL's wiki at
https://wiki.openssl.org/index.php/OpenSSL_1.1.0_Changes. We'll keep
an eye on them.


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