Software that uses OpenSSL

Quanah Gibson-Mount quanah at
Thu Aug 6 20:17:12 UTC 2020

--On Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:21 PM -0700 Dan Kegel <dank at> 

> lists 861 packages, belonging to something like 400 projects, that depend
> on openssl....

Unfortunately, due to Debian's odd take on the OpenSSL license, many 
projects that can use OpenSSL are compiled against alternative SSL 
libraries, so this can miss a lot of potential applications (OpenLDAP, for 

Hopefully with OpenSSL 3.0 and later, this won't be as much of an issue.



Quanah Gibson-Mount
Product Architect
Symas Corporation
Packaged, certified, and supported LDAP solutions powered by OpenLDAP:

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