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Re: pgcrypto & strong ciphers limitation

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Stefan Kaltenbrunner <stefan(at)kaltenbrunner(dot)cc>
Cc: Marko Kreen <markokr(at)gmail(dot)com>, Zdenek Kotala <Zdenek(dot)Kotala(at)sun(dot)com>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: pgcrypto & strong ciphers limitation
Date: 2007-07-24 20:21:27
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Stefan Kaltenbrunner <stefan(at)kaltenbrunner(dot)cc> writes:
> Marko Kreen wrote:
>> So we can revisit the issue when we are ready to drop
>> support for 0.9.6x.

> the last openssl 0.9.6 release was in march 2004 and 0.9.7 is available
> since early 2003 - I don't think dropping support for it in 8.3+ would
> be unreasonable at all ...

Any major rewrite of pgcrypto would be for 8.4 (or later) at this point.
I tend to agree that we could drop 0.9.6x support in that timeframe.

			regards, tom lane

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