OpenSSL compliance with Linux distributions

Skip Carter skip at
Wed Aug 5 20:19:04 UTC 2020


I am also supporting servers running very old Linux systems and I can
tell you that YES you can upgrade from source. I have built
  openssl-1.1.1 from source on such systems with no problems.

On Wed, 2020-08-05 at 21:49 +0200, Patrick Mooc wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm using an old version of OpenSSL (0.9.8g) on an old Linux Debian 
> distribution (Lenny).
> Is it possible to upgrade OpenSSL version without upgrading Linux
> Debian 
> distribution ?
> If yes, up to which version of OpenSSL ?
> Are all versions of OpenSSL compliant with all Linux Debian
> distribution ?
> Thank you in advance for your answer.
> Best Regards,
Dr Everett (Skip) Carter  0xF29BF36844FB7922
skip at

Taygeta Scientific Inc
607 Charles Ave
Seaside CA 93955
831-641-0645 x103

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