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Re: Upgrading in-tree OpenSSL to 0.9.9-current

Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> Unfortunately I can't get any good sense of when OpenSSL 0.9.9 will
> actually be released, but the head of the OpenSSL tree seems quite stable
> right now and I'd like to check it in and do my best to keep it up to date
> as it changes to become 0.9.9.  This will yield several other performance
> wins including an approximate doubling of RSA performance on a number of
> architectures (better than that with certain CPUs on i386, in fact) and
> many bugfixes to lesser-used but useful features such as DTLS.
> I figure, it's NetBSD-current, so including OpenSSL-current is not such a
> big deal.  And I will try to keep up to date as there are major changes
> in OpenSSL through 0.9.9 -- if in fact there are any.
> Opinions?

Sounds good to me.  We are more likely to come across issues trying to
back port security fixes for OpenSSL if we don't keep it up to date.
Any work being done on keeping it more in sync with is good
in my books.



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