Reg missing rc4-ia64.pl in openssl 1.1.1
J. J. Farrell
jeremy.farrell at oracle.com
Fri May 31 18:10:47 UTC 2019
On 31/05/2019 16:23, Jakob Bohm via openssl-users wrote:
> On 30/05/2019 02:10, Michael Wojcik wrote:
>>> From: openssl-users [mailto:openssl-users-bounces at openssl.org] On
>>> Behalf Of J. J. Farrell
>>> On 29/05/2019 18:39, ramakrushna mishra wrote:
>>>> In Openssl 1.1.1, the file "rc4-ia64.pl" is missing. This cause
>>>> degradation of
>>>> performance on AIX. ...
>>> The AIX port to Itanium was never released as a product, and was
>>> altogether in 2002; I'm surprised that a degradation of performance
>>> on it
>>> matters to anyone.
>> What, no love for unobtainable archaic platforms?
> Note that while the OP may actually be running AIX (old beta or special
> contract), IA64 had publicly released OS versions of Linux, HP-UX,
> (NT 5.01 to NT 6.01) and possibly others. Linux IA64 may or may not be in
> some supported distributions (in addition to site OS builds), don't know
> the status of HP-UX IA64,
As I understand it, HP-UX on IA64 has normal "factory" support through
to the end of 2025 "at least"; I expect there'll be options to pay a lot
for support beyond the end of factory support.
J. J. Farrell
Not speaking for Oracle
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