Re: OpenSSL 1.1 breaks configure and more

From: Andreas Karlsson <andreas(at)proxel(dot)se>
To: Heikki Linnakangas <hlinnaka(at)iki(dot)fi>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Peter Eisentraut <peter(dot)eisentraut(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
Cc: Victor Wagner <vitus(at)wagner(dot)pp(dot)ru>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, Christoph Berg <myon(at)debian(dot)org>
Subject: Re: OpenSSL 1.1 breaks configure and more
Date: 2016-08-27 01:26:01
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On 08/26/2016 07:04 PM, Heikki Linnakangas wrote:
> On 08/26/2016 07:44 PM, Tom Lane wrote:
>> Peter Eisentraut <peter(dot)eisentraut(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com> writes:
>>> On 8/26/16 5:31 AM, Heikki Linnakangas wrote:
>>>> I think now would be a good time to drop support for OpenSSL versions
>>>> older than 0.9.8. OpenSSL don't even support 0.9.8 anymore, although
>>>> there are probably distributions out there that still provide patches
>>>> for it. But OpenSSL 0.9.7 and older are really not interesting for
>>>> PostgreSQL 10 anymore, I think.
>>> CentOS 5 currently ships 0.9.8e. That's usually the oldest OS we want
>>> to support eagerly.
>> Also, I get this on fully-up-to-date OS X (El Capitan):
>> $ openssl version
>> OpenSSL 0.9.8zh 14 Jan 2016
> Ok, sold, let's remove support for OpenSSL < 0.9.8.

I have attached a patch which removes the < 0.9.8 compatibility code.
Should we also add a version check to configure? We do not have any such
check currently.


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remove-openssl-pre-0.9.8-v1.patch text/x-patch 8.3 KB

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