[Interest] Qt 5.9 and OpenSSL 1.1?

Jani Heikkinen jani.heikkinen at qt.io
Fri Mar 22 09:17:53 CET 2019

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Interest <interest-bounces at qt-project.org> On Behalf Of Thiago
> Macieira
> Sent: perjantai 22. maaliskuuta 2019 4.12
> To: interest at qt-project.org
> Subject: Re: [Interest] Qt 5.9 and OpenSSL 1.1?
> On Wednesday, 20 March 2019 23:45:38 PDT Roland Winklmeier wrote:
> > Wouldn’t it be good then if official binaries from newer releases
> > build against OpenSSL 1.1?
> Yes and no. For future compatibility, we should do that and should have done
> that for 5.12 already. But doing so means the binaries so produced won't run
> on older, still supported Linux distributions.
> > According to
> > https://wiki.qt.io/Qt_5.12_Tools_and_Versions all official binaries
> > are still built against 1.0.2. If that is end of live this year, is
> > there a plan to change this?
> Not yet. Thanks for bringing it up, we'll have to make a decision. I'll bring this
> up with the release team to figure out if there's a limitation in the build
> servers (if it's the same environment that builds 5.9, for example).
> Then we'll make a recommendation.

We will check this. I know there is already work ongoing to switch that in dev (https://codereview.qt-project.org/#/c/244362/)


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