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

From: Steffen Nurpmeso <>
Date: Fri, 09 Feb 2018 18:59:20 +0100

Natanael Copa <> wrote:
 |On Thu, 8 Feb 2018 11:23:26 -0600
 |William Pitcock <> 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'd like to wait with the switch til we fully solved the kernel issues
 |in stable branches.

I live in fear of updating, especially the server, i get:

  00:00:13.070040 emR3Debug: rc=VERR_PGM_INVALID_CR3_ADDR
  00:00:14.078859 Changing the VM state from 'RUNNING' to 'GURU_MEDITATION'.

on an old VirtualBox with -vanilla 4.14.17.

|Der Kragenbaer, The moon bear,
|der holt sich munter he cheerfully and one by one
|einen nach dem anderen runter wa.ks himself off
|(By Robert Gernhardt)

Received on Fri Feb 09 2018 - 18:59:20 UTC