Recent openssl is required for OPENSSL_free [Re: Please test snapshots for 3.0 release] (fwd)

Lutz Jaenicke Lutz.Jaenicke at aet.TU-Cottbus.DE
Wed Oct 31 02:56:54 EST 2001

On Tue, Oct 30, 2001 at 09:17:54AM -0600, mouring at wrote:
> I thought the reason we moved to OPENSSL_free() is because free() does not
> do the right thing on OpenSSL data structures.  Why are we reintroducing
> this again?  Or did I miss something.

OPENSSL_free() was introduced with OpenSSL 0.9.6, for OpenSSL 0.9.5, free()
is the correct way to go. In order to allow the use of 0.9.5, OPENSSL_free()
must be replaced (for <0.9.6 only), because we get an unresolved symbol error

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