Nginx + LibreSSL - a first test

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Sun Jul 13 21:30:12 UTC 2014


On Sun, Jul 13, 2014 at 09:22:39AM -0400, mex wrote:


Just a quick comment: OpenSSL's libs under ".openssl/" isn't a 
result of OpenSSL's behaviour, but rather a result of "make 
install" nginx calls (and the ".openssl" install prefix it 
instructs OpenSSL to use).

> # Summary
> It works.
> While it is not recommended to substitude OpenSSL with LibreSSL in this
> early stage, i wanted to test if it is possible. And it is. There are no
> functional or performance-issues, as far as i can test, and building nginx +
> libressl is easy, once you figured out how to do it. The advantages of using
> LibreSSL in the long run, from my point of view:
> - cleaner code
> - less bugs
> - more people involved


I personally think that LibreSSL has at least one major advantage: 
coding style looks much better/readable.  :)

> p.s.: please forgive those typos and bad english; i wanted to get this out
> bevore the final final
> today, QA has to wait :D

Good luck! :)

Maxim Dounin

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