Subject: Re: OpenSSL import
To: Michael C. Richardson <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-security
Date: 06/27/1999 21:39:06
On Mon, 28 Jun 1999 00:14:35 -0400 
 "Michael C. Richardson" <> wrote:

 >   Unless I hear otherwise by 5pm Monday, I will do:
 > cd openssl-0.9.3a
 > cvs -d import -m'OpenSSL 0.9.3a import' \
 > 	cryptosrc-intl/crypto-intl/dist/openssl  \
 > 	OPENSSL			\
 > 	openssl_0_9_3
 >   {I seek advice on whether these branch tags are correct}
 >   I am also soliciting advice on whether there should be tech-intl or
 > tech-crypto list created, or if tech-security is sufficient.

Why on earth not just leave it as a package?

 >   There will be at least five libraries built from by reachover's
 > from this:
 > 	libdes.a
 > 	libcrypto.a
 > 	libasn1.a		
 > 	librsa.a		(not built for "NO_RSA=true")
 > 	libidea.a		(not built for "NO_IDEA=true")
 >   Tools will be built from these libraries.

I think RSA and IDEA should default to off, and you must explicitly
enable it.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>