OpenSSL import [was: cvs commit: src/sys/amd64/amd64 mp_machdep.c src/sys/i386/i386 mp_machdep.c]

Jeremy Messenger mezz7 at
Sun Nov 11 18:38:58 PST 2007

On Sun, 11 Nov 2007 04:20:45 -0600, Simon L. Nielsen <simon at>  

> On 2007.11.09 11:34:01 -0800, Xin LI wrote:
>> > [1] OpenSSL 0.9.7h, change 10/2005 by Matthew D. Wood of Intel,
>> >
>> > [2] OpenSSL 0.9.8f, change 10/2007 by Matthew D. Wood of Intel,
>> >
>> Sorry for hijacking this thread, are we going to import a new OpenSSL
>> release?  Sounds like we have to do a full package build if we want to
>> do that...
> For both RELENG_6 and RELENG_7, not unless somebody comes up with very
> strong arguments to do so.  The risk of blowing things up this late in
> the release cycle is just to great.
> The latest 0.9.8 security issue was fixed with patch rather than
> complete new import to avoid disruptions to the 7.x release process.
> My current plan is to import the new OpenSSL 0.9.8 release into HEAD
> after 7.0 has been released, and them MFC to RELENG_7 if possble
> later.

While I am here, I am wondering why we don't have openssl.pc import and  
install (maybe /usr/libdata/pkgconfig)? I think, OpenBSD does install  
openssl.pc. I think it would be nice if FreeBSD has openssl.pc too for I  
don't have to add hacks in ports tree to workaround of openssl.pc doesn't  


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