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Re: [alpine-devel] Proposed change: openssl 1.1 as default system openssl implementation

From: Natanael Copa <ncopa_at_alpinelinux.org>
Date: Fri, 9 Feb 2018 21:12:37 +0100

On Thu, 8 Feb 2018 11:23:26 -0600
William Pitcock <nenolod_at_dereferenced.org> wrote:

> libressl promised to retain compatibility with 1.0.1g APIs, but has
> failed to do so. As such, there is an increasing workload to keep
> packages compatible with libressl as it evolves. Therefore, it is
> obviously not truly a suitable provider for the openssl package, and
> we should switch back to proper openssl as the default. We will
> however retain libressl for packages which require it (for example,
> ones using the new libtls APIs).
>
> If there is no objection to this proposed change, I intend to do the
> swap next week.

I just learned that the time_t issue is resolved:
https://github.com/libressl-portable/openbsd/commit/362ffef32c0fcae703d57838e9f5704240a63213

I think we should wait with replacing libressl.

-nc


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