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Re: openssl 3

On Thu, Sep 30, 2021 at 09:18:23AM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> Martin Husemann <> writes:
> > On Thu, Sep 30, 2021 at 08:44:22AM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> >> What are people thinking about
> >> 
> >>   updating openssl to 3.0.0 in current
> >
> > Yes, someone(tm) should do that! Early to catch fallout quickly, but
> > we'd need commitment from the pkgsrc team to make pkgsrc usefull with
> > that. I don't think we need to sequence this, thing will follow naturally
> > from people hitting more fallout.
> My impression is that work to make things build with 3.0.0 is in
> progress, but that the fallout from a (not committed, in testing) switch
> is over 5000 packages.  But I expect that will rapidly get better.

Those is quite a lot of fallout.

Just scouted a few, but some of the logs state that it thinks its building on
x86_64-unknown-solaris2 (ghc, wayland). Is this intentional?

> So if netbsd-current moves to openssl3 before pkgsrc is ready, that's
> going to cause a lot of packages to break on current.   So then people
> who care can fix them, as usual.

Can't pkgsrc do a fallback? Ie if the package is not openssl3 compatible it
can fall back on an openssl 1.1 in pkgsrc until upstream is converted?


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