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Re: [alpine-devel] Switching back to OpenSSL

From: William Pitcock <nenolod_at_dereferenced.org>
Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2018 00:07:55 -0500

Hi,

On Sat, Oct 13, 2018 at 11:43 AM William Pitcock
<nenolod_at_dereferenced.org> wrote:
>
> 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...

Has anyone tried using the libtls-standalone package in testing as of
yet? It would be nice to know if it is working for others.

William


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