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Re: [PATCH] Pass password to OpenSSL engine by user interface

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2013 18:20:28 +0200 (CEST)

On Tue, 20 Aug 2013, Petr Psa wrote:

> Recent OpenSSL uses user interface abstraction to negotiate access to
> private keys in the cryprographical engines. An OpenSSL application is
> expected to implement the user interface. Otherwise a default one provided
> by OpenSSL (interactive standard I/O) will be used and the aplication will
> have no way how to pass a password to the engine.

Thanks for your patch Petr!

Can you elaborate a bit more specificly what this patch enables and what the
effect is without it?


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Received on 2013-08-27