Util-linux to use OpenSSL for MD5

Robert Connolly robert at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Mar 28 10:34:21 PDT 2007


On Wednesday March 28 2007 13:12, Jan Dvořák wrote:
> Hi there again,
>
> 	reworked patch for Util-linux. The patch can be downloaded from
> http://jh.gvn.cz/~jd870911/hlfs/openssl/util-linux-2.12r-openssl-2.patch
> and patch to the book is attached for discussion. This relates to quite
> old thread (can't find it right now) about making everything in the
> system use OpenSSL for the cryptography whenever possible.

I didn't forget about this.

> 	BTW; What happened to kernel crypto api?

It needs some reworking to get the patch to apply to 2.6.20, unless I can find 
one already made. The available OpenSSL patch doesn't apply cleanly either, 
but its nothing serious. The cryptodev patch for the kernel needs quite a bit 
of work to fix for 2.6.20.

robert
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