adding opentsa to the system's openssl

Ronald Klop ronald-freebsd8 at
Thu Apr 7 01:40:05 PDT 2005


Never used it. So I can't tell you more.


On Thu, 07 Apr 2005 15:53:43 +0900, Joel <rees at> wrote:

> I know this is kind of like jumping off the high board before I've
> checked for water in the pool, but I'm wondering.
> Long version of the story --
> I need to get an opentsa server running, and their site only has patches
> for openssl 0.9.7e, not for the latest, 0.9.7f.
> The current version in ports is 0.9.7f. I don't know how to massage the
> ports collection to get a downlevel version yet, and the boss doesn't
> want me to take time to learn how. (Silly boss.) So I just used the
> sample stable-supfile to get the system sources and note that the system
> version has gone up from 0.9.7d to 0.9.7e .
> So, I'm thinking to myself this could be heaven or this could be ...
> If this works, we are going to be wanting to build a dedicated time
> stamp server anyway, ...
> and similar sirens are calling from far away, ...
> but I really don't want to find myself in the situation where I can
> checkout anytime but never ...
> Short version --
> What kind of grief am I likely to cause myself if I grab the opentsa
> patch, apply it to the openssl source in /usr/sys/crypto, and make world?
> There's a voice in my other ear that says the patch was not built to mix
> with freebsd patches to openssl, so I should just grab the stock openssl
> and build it completely outside the ports tree, configure the timestamp
> stuff to use the independently built openssl.
> --
> Joel Rees   <rees at>
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