Shouldn't no-pinshared be the default?

Jakob Bohm jb-openssl at
Wed Mar 6 18:38:49 UTC 2019

On 06/03/2019 18:38, Jordan Brown wrote:
> On 3/5/2019 1:16 PM, Yann Ylavic wrote:
>> Furthermore, if that scenario were a real use case, it'd mean that
>> libldap could initialize openssl with no regard to httpd needs,
> Everybody has to play nice, but ... yes.  Random libraries might need 
> OpenSSL for their own reasons, and the application cannot predict 
> which libraries might need it or what those reasons might be.  OpenSSL 
> must be designed to be used by multiple non-coordinated components 
> running in the same process, including by dynamically loaded and 
> unloaded shared objects.
Which is why using the reference count already kept by the OS
loader is such a nice solution.


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