[Development] SSL Plans for Qt 5.6

Konstantin Ritt ritt.ks at gmail.com
Sat Feb 21 18:34:31 CET 2015

2015-02-21 21:30 GMT+04:00 Richard Moore <rich at kde.org>:

> Here's an outline of stuff I'd like to see get done in the Qt 5.6 time
> frame:
> * Complete removal of openssl 0.9.8 support
> This has been unsupported for a while and was really only retained since
> it is the only version apple ship on OS X (though they don't actually
> recommend using it). Qt 5.5 introduces the new SecureTransport backend for
> SSL so there's now no good reason to continue having all the ifdefs.
> Openssl 0.9.8 will reach EOL in December anyway. In addition to removing
> the support from the sources, I suspect this will involve some changes to
> how the library is searched for when we use dlopen.

To me, it looks like a subject for 5.5. Why not?

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