[Interest] Qt 5.9 and OpenSSL 1.1?

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Fri Sep 13 17:21:10 CEST 2019

On Friday, 13 September 2019 00:12:44 PDT René J. V. Bertin wrote:
> >> Ideally qt should be compatible for both. I understand this is not
> >> doable ?
> > 
> > It's not doable.
> Technically it seems that it should be possible when loading the SSL
> libraries at runtime, no?

No. Loading the library is easy. Calling functions in it, with structures 
whose sizes (and names) differ between versions is not.

> >> At least deliver binaries for both, please.
> > 
> > That's one option we're studying, but that means you'll have to ask your
> > user when they download.
> What about LibreSSL, do they have the same inter-version compatibility
> issues as OpenSSL has, and could you distribute a binary version in your
> binary packages? If so, it could be worth the initial investment to start
> supporting it?


Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel System Software Products

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