Openssl 3.0 / Openssl 1.1 at the same time in the same process
openssl-users at dukhovni.org
Fri Jun 30 13:26:47 UTC 2023
On Fri, Jun 30, 2023 at 12:59:23PM +0000, Frank Gross wrote:
> Hi, my company will soon update our product to work with openssl 3.0,
> delivered within the product. It is basically one process that loads
> dynamically that openssl 3.0 lib to manage https communication. But
> the process can also load dynamically (via configuration) database
> client drivers installed on a computer. (Mainly to perform secure
> connection with the database engine). But those database drivers are
> linked with the openssl version of the system. That is mainly openssl
> version 1.1.
This allows you to:
- Not have to resort loading the custom libssl at runtime, you
can just use a shared library.
- Avoid conflicts even with a slightly different system libssl
that has the same major version.
Choose the variant name carefully, something related to your
company or product, not likely to be chosen by another package.
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