[Development] SSL Plans for Qt 5.6

Richard Moore rich at kde.org
Sat Feb 21 19:05:29 CET 2015

On 21 February 2015 at 17:34, Konstantin Ritt <ritt.ks at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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?
5.5 is already feature frozen.

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