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Re: [alpine-devel] Switching back to OpenSSL

From: William Pitcock <>
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2018 08:00:54 -0500


On Thu, Oct 11, 2018 at 12:41 PM Laurent Bercot <> wrote:
> >>Are there any good reasons to not switch back to OpenSSL for v3.9?
> Please confirm that "switching back" means using the OpenSSL library
> again as a dependency for base packages, and *not* dropping the
> packaging of LibreSSL (that some software specifically depends on).

I prefer to drop the packaging, there are serious ABI problems when
you combine software that use OpenSSL with other software that use

But, I can split out the LibreSSL libtls as a standalone package and
adapt it to use with our OpenSSL packages. It is something we plan to
do in Adélie anyway, so it may as well be incubated upstream.

> If it's the case, I have no objection.

Would the above solution be sufficient to resolve your concerns?


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