[Interest] Qt 5.9 and OpenSSL 1.1?

Konstantin Tokarev annulen at yandex.ru
Fri Sep 13 17:26:53 CEST 2019

13.09.2019, 10:14, "René J. V. Bertin" <rjvbertin at gmail.com>:
> I finally got around to upgrading OpenSSL and getting to work Qt 5.9 with it. It
> required an additional change that I hadn't found in the 5.10 branch: accepting
> the newer version during the configure phase :)
> https://github.com/RJVB/macstrop/blob/master/aqua/qt5-kde-devel/files/qt597/patch-openssl11-support-qt597.diff
> Test-driving it I did notice that the securesocketclient example would crash on
> me, due to which seems to be an oversight (still present in newer code):
> https://github.com/RJVB/macstrop/blob/master/aqua/qt5-kde-devel/files/qt598/patch-httpsockeng-fix.diff
> Thiago Macieira wrote:
>>  On Friday, 22 March 2019 13:02:57 PDT maitai 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?
>>>  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?

FWIW, you can find patches for LibreSSL support at https://bugs.gentoo.org/562050


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