Backporting KTLS to 1.1.1

Matt Caswell matt at
Sat Dec 14 10:09:36 UTC 2019

On 13/12/2019 23:52, John Baldwin wrote:
> I've recently been working on adding support for kernel TLS offload
> to FreeBSD and have some patches merged into master already along
> with a couple of open reviews (and at least one other patchset in
> progress).
> With the recent-ish announcement of 3.0's release being delayed,
> I'm curious if OpenSSL would consider accepting patches to backport
> KTLS to 1.1.1 or if that is too large a feature to consider
> backporting?  (I'm not really familiar with OpenSSL's norms in
> terms of what gets merged.)  I will probably end up doing the work
> no matter what and if "it depends" is the answer then I can come
> up with a candidate patch series.

Unfortunately, we do not allow new features in stable branches so we
could not accept such a backport.


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