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From Sander Temme <scte...@apache.org>
Subject Re: RFC: drop support for OpenSSL < 1.0 in trunk/2.3?
Date Wed, 02 Jun 2010 16:33:40 GMT

On Jun 2, 2010, at 9:30 AM, Jim Jagielski wrote:

> 
> On Jun 2, 2010, at 12:23 PM, Joe Orton wrote:
> 
>> Thanks very much for all the responses.  There is strong consensus for 
>> retaining support for some varieties of 0.9.8 and possibly some 0.9.7.
>> 
>> A new RFC, then, for trunk/2.3 and beyond:
>> 
>> - support and build warning-free with OpenSSL >= 0.9.8
>> - support and build with OpenSSL >= 0.9.7a, albeit with (harmless)
>> compiler warnings about argument const-ness all over the shop
>> - drop support for OpenSSL < 0.9.7a
>> - drop support for non-OpenSSL/derivatives of OpenSSL
>> 
>> (I have tried this out and it seems perfectly feasible.)
>> 
> 
> How about --with-ssl only looks for OpenSSL >= 1.0.0 and
> we have a new option, --with-old-ssl (or whatever) which
> allows for 0.9.[87] varieties...

Would it reduce the complexity of the autofoo behind it enough to justify the increase in
complexity for the user^Wbuilder?

S.

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Sander Temme
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