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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: Patch for 2.0.54 + OpenSSL 0.9.8
Date Tue, 05 Jul 2005 15:35:35 GMT

  thank you for the patch.  It looks appropriate, to me, so I'll
commit to 2.1.x and (if I can get two more +1's, folks???) I'll also
apply to 2.0.55 before we roll in the next day.


At 07:32 AM 7/5/2005, Georg v. Zezschwitz wrote:
>the OpenSSL team will pretty soon release 0.9.8 as stable release.
>However, currently 2.0.54 cannot be built with 0.9.8beta6, as
>a pem.h-definition has changed. The OpenSSL-team considers this
>renaming as a bug correction, so compilation of mod_ssl will
>go on to fail.
>OpenSSL 0.9.8 will introduce SSL compression (which has in
>principle been defined since SSLv3, however, concrete compression
>methods like DEFLATE were "RFCed" in May 2004).
>I have attached a patch to make mod_ssl compile with OpenSSL 0.9.8,
>and also added an SSL variable "SSL_COMP_METHOD" to allow logging
>(and other usages) of the negotiated compression method.
>Moreover, I have - to my best knowledge - extended the documentation.
>Could anybody check this and decide if to include?
>I guess quite some confusion will happen if OpenSSL 0.9.8 is
>finally out and using it with Apache 2.0.54 fails.
>Also, please don't kill the messenger :-) - it is not my decision
>to change the OpenSSL include file definition...
>Georg v.Zezschwitz

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