[openssl-users] Error: does not have a number assigned

Matthias St. Pierre Matthias.St.Pierre at ncp-e.com
Tue Nov 27 15:28:37 UTC 2018

Yes, that would be a good idea. Although it does not prevent merge conflicts, at least the ordinals
don't have to be renumbered every time. (That's the way we solved the problem in our company.)

On 27.11.18 15:58, Viktor Dukhovni wrote:
>> On Nov 27, 2018, at 7:38 AM, Dr. Matthias St. Pierre <Matthias.St.Pierre at ncp-e.com> wrote:
>> Short version: Just do 'make update' and the numbers will be added automagically.
>> Long version:  There  is a script, 'util/mkdef.pl', which gets invoked by 'make update'. It scans the header files
>> for new APIs an updates the .num files  (libcrypto.num/libeay.num and libssl.num) accordingly. For windows,
>> it also  updates the module definition files (*.def).
> It might be prudent for the OP to assign a high value that OpenSSL
> will not likely ever reach. Start at 32767 and count down for site-local
> ordinals?

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