Performance Issue With OpenSSL 1.1.1c
tmraz at redhat.com
Wed May 29 15:16:20 UTC 2019
On Tue, 2019-05-28 at 10:39 -0700, Jay Foster wrote:
> I built OpenSSL 1.1.1c from the recent release, but have noticed
> seems like a significant performance drop compared with 1.1.1b. I
> notice this when starting lighttpd. With 1.1.1b, lighttpd starts in
> few seconds, but with 1.1.1c, it takes several minutes.
> I also noticed that with 1.1.1b, the CFLAGS automatically included
> '-Wall -O3', but with 1.1.1c, '-Wall -O3' is no longer included in
> CFLAGS. was this dropped? I added '-Wall -O3' to the CFLAGS, but
> did not seem to have any affect on the performance issue
> This is for a 32-bit ARM build.
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as a parameter to ./Configure
This will remove the special handling of /dev/urandom and /dev/random
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