[arch-dev-public] OpenSSL 1.1.0

Doug Newgard scimmia at archlinux.info
Sun Jan 29 22:04:38 UTC 2017

On Sun, 29 Jan 2017 21:43:18 +0000
Giancarlo Razzolini <grazzolini at archlinux.org> wrote:

> Em janeiro 29, 2017 18:49 Pierre Schmitz escreveu:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I'd like to propose a migration to OpenSSL 1.1. The update comes with 
> > ABI and API changes.  
> I don't know if it ever was discussed, but did we ever considered LibreSSL
> instead? There are some distros out there using it already using, I think
> the most recent convert was Alpine.
> I know it would be a bigger step than simply adopting OpenSSL 1.1, but I
> also think it would be a better move, since we need to rebuild everything
> anyway. There will be breakage in both cases, but I think there is more to
> gain by switching to LibreSSL.
> Cheers,
> Giancarlo Razzolini

I haven't heard all that much from/about LibreSSL since shortly after the fork.
Care to share what advantages it would bring, and at what cost?
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