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Re: FW: Maintainers of CURL,..., Heads up! (from cygwin-apps ML)

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2002 08:29:39 +0100 (MET)

On Tue, 15 Jan 2002, Roth, Kevin P. wrote:

> I vaguely recall that this has been discussed before on the curl mailing
> list, but I'm wondering whether it needs revisiting. Shouldn't the version
> of OpenSSL displayed be pulled from my local computer (at run-time as
> opposed to compile time)?

I can't recall ever having discussed this, but yes, you're absolutely right.
curl should grab the OpenSSL version from the running library instead of the
compile-time define.

> The version of OpenSSL is returned by the function SSLeay(). It returns a
> hex number with the format
> MMNNFFPPS: M = major, N = minor, F = fix, p = patch, s = status.

Seems easy enough. Anyone willing to help us make curl use this function?

    Daniel Stenberg -- curl groks URLs --
Received on 2002-01-16