Several _METHOD structs not marked as deprecated in 3.0.0-beta2

Reinier Torenbeek reinier.torenbeek at
Tue Aug 10 00:49:48 UTC 2021

This seems to be an oversight so I created issue #16272: Several legacy
structs are not marked as deprecated

On Sun, Aug 8, 2021 at 10:52 PM Reinier Torenbeek <
reinier.torenbeek at> wrote:

> Hi,
> While checking out the 3.0.0-beta2 release, I noticed that several of the
> _METHOD structs are not marked as deprecated. With the introduction of the
> provider mechanism, they don't seem relevant anymore. Is there a reason for
> this, or is it just an omission?
> For example, see DH_METHOD here:
> Others I have seen are RAND_METHOD and EVP_PKEY_METHOD.
> Thanks,
> Reinier
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