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From NormW <no...@gknw.net>
Subject Re: mod_ssl in trunk with OpenSSL 0.9.7 as a minimum requirement?
Date Thu, 11 Aug 2011 09:34:28 GMT
On 11/08/2011 3:12 PM, Kaspar Brand wrote:
> Hi Gün,
>
>> perhaps we should just break compilation with a check in mod_ssl like:
>> #if OPENSSL_VERSION_NUMBER<  0x0090700f
>> #error mod_ssl requires at least OpenSSL version 0.9.7f!
>> #endif
>
> That's also fine with me, yes. Generally speaking, are there any rules
> for handling this sort of version checks in httpd code (and when
> aborting with #error is acceptable)?
No idea if a 'rule' but a search of httpd-trunk *.c for #error shows 12 
'samples' that might be worth a look.

> (Nit: 0x0090700f is actually 0.9.7, 0.9.7f would be 0x0090706f.)
>
>> BTW. I admit that I did only tested compile, not runtime; though if
>> there are issues introduced with your changes they should come up with
>> all platforms, or?
>
> I would expect so, yes - as long as OpenSSL behaves the same on NetWare
> as on other platforms.

> Kaspar
Norm

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