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Re: [alpine-devel] LibreSSL - Thoughts on Integration

From: IT Developer <developer_at_it-offshore.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:04:49 +0000

It's also possible to build OpenVPN with PolarSSL:

https://community.openvpn.net/openvpn/wiki/UsingPolarSSL

this is the version used by the Dutch government
<http://www.yro.slashdot.org/story/11/11/24/1827251/dutch-government-officially-trusts-openvpn-nl>.


On 10/27/2014 03:06 PM, Chris Spillane wrote:
> well, since nobody has mentioned it yet I'm going to throw this one
> into the mix:
>
> How about PolarSSL?
>
> https://polarssl.org
>
> On 26 October 2014 20:10, systmkor <systmkor_at_gmail.com
> <mailto:systmkor_at_gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>
> > We discussed this when libressl was published, and decided to
> wait at
> > least a little bit because the initial versions had some bugs,
> and the
> > portable version was not available.
>
>
> It appears that the portable version is somewhat stable now. I
> think this is the
> official repository for it.
> https://github.com/libressl-portable/portable
>
>
> > There was also discussion on picking up some other proven crypto
> > library with better license, and just write openssl api layer
> for it.
> > But this is a lot bigger job and has not progressed since.
>
> While I am not a huge fan of the BSD license but I do think it
> has its appropriate uses. There is also BoringSSL at
> https://boringssl.googlesource.com/ which could eventually become
> another alternate version.
>
>
> > I think we'll reconsider starting using libressl after next stable
> > branching of Alpine (which is due in few weeks).
>
> Should I create an issue for this on redmine tracker?
>
>
>
>
> --
> Chris Spillane
>




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