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Re: Latest openssl 1.0.2 for Jessie backports

On Wed, Jun 28, 2017 at 1:51 PM, Alexander Wirt <formorer@formorer.de> wrote:

> I don't see any reasoning for such a big exeception.

Is it really a big exception?

The package is in Stretch, and therefore seems to satisfy the
requirement of presence in version+1.

> Why do you need that, for what? Currently I don't think it is a good idea and
> openssl is not just a simple package.

As I understand it, backporting OpenSSL 1.1.0, which would seem to be
the alternative, has wider ranging consequences:


OpenSSL 1.0.2, on the other hand, seems to work as mostly a drop-in
replacement for 1.0.1, without severe consequences, at least with the
modifications that he proposes.

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