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Re: Bug#754513: ITP: libressl -- SSL library, forked from OpenSSL

On Sun, 13 Jul 2014, Matthias Urlichs wrote:
> for that (i.e. make sure that _everything_ in libressl is only exported 
> with properly versioned symbols), again IMHO the time and effort required

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE take this to the portable libressl
upstream *and make it true* for the Linux targets.  Now.  Before people
start shipping for real non-versioned-symbols versions of libressl
everywhere and third party closed-source applications pick on that.

And please use a libressl-specific symbol version (LIBRESSLxy, for

> that now; and while IANARTM (Release Team Member) transitioning the whole
> of Debian to libressl closer to the release would not be a good idea even
> if we decide it's (going to be) the better alternative.


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