liblegacy.a does not work unless compiled with -static

Richard Levitte levitte at
Sat May 2 07:30:45 UTC 2020

On Fri, 01 May 2020 19:22:13 +0200,
Salz, Rich via openssl-users wrote:
> Hm, so DSO support is a requirement for legacy crypto now?  That
> probably needs to be made explicit, and see if the project gets
> pushback.

No.  When DSO support is turned off, the legacy provider code becomes
part of libcrypto, in an inaccessible state (in other words, you still
have to "load" it).


Richard Levitte         levitte at
OpenSSL Project

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