[Mageia-dev] openssl regression

Colin Guthrie mageia at colin.guthr.ie
Mon Jun 11 09:56:53 CEST 2012

'Twas brillig, and David Walser at 11/06/12 01:32 did gyre and gimble:
> Pascal Terjan wrote:
>> On Sun, Jun 10, 2012 at 8:47 PM, Shlomi Fish <shlomif at shlomifish.org> 
> wrote:
>>> Hi Colin (and all),
>>> On Fri, 08 Jun 2012 13:21:37 +0100
>>> Colin Guthrie <mageia at colin.guthr.ie> wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> The new openssl causes Handshake timeouts for me on some connections.
>>>> e.g. in xchat connecting to an ircd-hybrid SSL server.
>>>> Can't find any specific reference, but reverting to the mga2 version
>>>> solves the problems.
>>> Apparently, I was able to fix the problem by rebuilding the xchat source RPM.
>>> So, I submitted a new release to the build system. Please try it.

Confirmed that that solves the problem.

>> This is annoying. The soname did not change, it is supposed to be compatible.
> Indeed.  I wish there was an easier way to know what needs to be rebuilt when things get updated.

Well it the .so name does not change then it *should* be ABI compatible.
It seems in this case it's only API compatible but that doesn't rule out
certain values, macros or flags changing such that everything needs a

> Just FYI, Mandriva rebuilt a whole bunch of stuff when they updated to openssl 1.0.1.
> PS - the same was true when they updated to ffmpeg 0.11, and we haven't follwed suit on that either.

Well, as above it shouldn't be necessary, but "shouldn't" are "isn't"
are two different things....



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