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Re: [alpine-devel] Switching back to OpenSSL

From: William Pitcock <nenolod_at_dereferenced.org>
Date: Sat, 13 Oct 2018 11:43:34 -0500

Hi,

On Fri, Oct 12, 2018 at 1:13 PM Natanael Copa <ncopa_at_alpinelinux.org> wrote:
>
> On Fri, 12 Oct 2018 17:30:04 +0000
> "Laurent Bercot" <ska-devel_at_skarnet.org> wrote:
>
> > >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.
> >
> > >Would the above solution be sufficient to resolve your concerns?
> >
> > Yes, an alternative implementation of libtls works for me.
> > Thanks!
>
> We use libtls for our ssl_client for busybox wget, so yes, we need some
> sort of libtls implementation.
>
> I think there are some port of it to OpenSSL out there, but I don't
> know what the state is.

I created an aport which builds LibreSSL's libtls against some compat
stubs and links against system openssl. This is, for obvious reasons,
living in testing.
Can people give it a go and tell me if it works?

Some very light testing indicates success thus far, but...

William


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