[Python-Dev] New OpenSSL - has anyone ever looked at (in)compatibility with LibreSSL
Gregory P. Smith
greg at krypto.org
Mon Mar 14 19:40:14 EDT 2016
Don't forget BoringSSL.
On Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 9:30 AM Michael Felt <mamfelt at gmail.com> wrote:
> Can look at it. There has been a lot of discussion, iirc, between OpenSSL
> and LibreSSL re: version identification.
> Thx for the reference.
> On 08-Mar-16 14:55, Hasan Diwan wrote:
> On 8 March 2016 at 00:49, Michael Felt <michael at felt.demon.nl> wrote:
>> As a relative newcomer I may have missed a long previous discussion re:
>> linking with OpenSSL and/or LibreSSL.
>> In an ideal world this would be rtl linking, i.e., underlying
>> complexities of *SSL libraries are hidden from applications.
>> In short, when I saw this http://bugs.python.org/issue26465 Title:
>> Upgrade OpenSSL shipped with python installers, it reminded me I need to
>> start looking at LibreSSL again - and that, if not already done - might be
>> something "secure" for python as well.
> According to the libressl website, one of the projects primary goals is to
> remain "backwards-compatible with OpenSSL", which is to say, to either
> have code work without changes or to fail gracefully when it uses the
> deprecated bits. It does seem it ships with OpenBSD. There is an issue open
> on bugs to address whatever incompatibilities remain between LibreSSL and
> OpenSSL. Perhaps you might want to take a look at that? -- H
> 1. https://bugs.python.org/issue23177
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