[openssl-users] Initialising OpenSSL more than once - how do we handle this?

Viktor Dukhovni openssl-users at dukhovni.org
Tue Jul 24 16:06:53 UTC 2018

> On Jul 24, 2018, at 7:40 AM, Graham Leggett <minfrin at sharp.fm> wrote:
> Or is it correct in v1.1.0 and above to just not initialise anything at all, not clean anything up at all, and expect openssl to “do the right thing” when mod_ssl is unloaded?

Yes.  And *especially* when the code that depends on OpenSSL is itself a library.
OpenSSL is now (and should ideally always have been) self-initializing.


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